De La Savane (Montreal Metro)

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De La Savane
Savane Metro station in Montreal.png
Location 8261, boul. Décarie, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°30′01″N 73°39′42″W / 45.50028°N 73.66167°W / 45.50028; -73.66167Coordinates: 45°30′01″N 73°39′42″W / 45.50028°N 73.66167°W / 45.50028; -73.66167
Operated by Société de transport de Montréal
Connections
Construction
Depth 19.4 metres (63 feet 8 inches), 15th deepest
Architect Guy de Varennes & Almas Mathieu
History
Opened 9 January 1984
Traffic
Passengers 934,336 entrances in 2011, 67th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Côte-Vertu
Orange Line
toward Montmorency
Map of Montreal's metro system.

De La Savane is a station on Orange Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system, operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is located in the Côte-des-Neiges area of the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce in Montreal, Quebec, Canada[1] The station opened on January 9, 1984.

Overview[edit]

De La Savane Station

The station is a normal side platform station with an entrance at the north end. It was planned in such a way as to allow an additional entrance to be built on the other side of the Décarie Autoroute, but this has not yet happened. As it is the station with the least number of passengers (as of 2002), a redevelopment plan for the area is under discussion.

The station was designed by Guy de Varennes and Almas Mathieu. Its artworks include mural treatments in the entrance, mezzanine, and platforms by the architects, as well as a large metal sculpture by Maurice Lemieux, entitled Calcite, affixed to the wall of the mezzanine and illuminated by a light shaft.

Origin of the name[edit]

This station is named for the rue de la Savane, which has been known by that name since 1778 and was no doubt named for a nearby prairie or swamp (named savane in Quebec French).

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal
Route Service Times Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 17 Décarie, Northbound All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 17 Décarie, Southbound All-day, Located on opposite side of blvd. Décarie and Royalmount/De la Savane Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 368 Mont Royal, Northbound (Westbound) Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 368 Mont Royal, Southbound (Eastbound) Overnight, Located on opposite side of blvd. Décarie and Royalmount/De la Savane Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 371 Décarie, Northbound Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 371 Décarie, Southbound Overnight, Located on opposite side of blvd. Décarie and Royalmount/De la Savane Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 382 Pierrefonds/Saint-Charles, Northbound (Westbound) Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 382 Pierrefonds/Saint-Charles, Southbound (Eastbound) Overnight, Located on opposite side of blvd. Décarie and Royalmount/De la Savane Map Schedule

Nearby points of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De La Savane Station

External links[edit]