Montmorency station (Montreal Metro)

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Montmorency
Montmorency-Metro-Station.jpg
Location 1800, rue Jacques-Tétreault, Laval
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°33′31″N 73°43′18″W / 45.55861°N 73.72167°W / 45.55861; -73.72167Coordinates: 45°33′31″N 73°43′18″W / 45.55861°N 73.72167°W / 45.55861; -73.72167
Operated by Société de transport de Montréal
Connections See below
Construction
Depth 20 metres (65 feet 7 inches), 18th deepest
Architect Guillermo Farregut
History
Opened April 26, 2007
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Côte-Vertu
Orange LineTerminus

Montmorency station is a Montreal Metro station in Laval, Quebec, Canada. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Orange Line. It is located in the Laval-des-Rapides.[1] The station is part of an extension to Laval and opened on April 28, 2007, becoming the northern terminus of the Orange Line. With the addition of the new stations, the Metro now generates an extra 60,000 daily passengers. As of 2010, 1,050,000 daily passengers use the Metro.[2]

Overview[edit]

Montmorency station during rush hour.

It is a normal side platform station. This station has the highest ceilings of any station in the network. The wall panels are decorated with tiling in diagonal stripes of retro shades of cyan, navy, straw yellow and brick red.

The station is equipped with the MétroVision information screens which displays news, commercials, and the waiting time until the arrival of the next train.

Origin of name[edit]

The station is located across the street from Cégep Montmorency. The CEGEP got its name from François de Montmorency-Laval (1623–1703), the first bishop of Quebec and New France from 1674 to 1688.

Terminus Montmorency[edit]

Terminus Montmorency
Terminus Montmorency view.jpg
Location 545, Lucien-Paiement Street,
Laval, Quebec[3]
Coordinates 45°33′29″N 73°43′16″W / 45.55806°N 73.72111°W / 45.55806; -73.72111
Operated by Réseau de transport métropolitain
Line(s)
  RTM Laurentides (CITLA)
Construction
Parking 1217 park and ride spaces[3]
Bicycle facilities 300 place racks[3]
Other information
Website Terminus Montmorency
Traffic
Passengers (2016[4]) 6,331,700

A large bus terminal with 10 platforms and an indoor waiting area adjoins the station. The building, which is operated by the RTM features an RTM ticket counter as well as a convenience store and a coffee shop. In addition, the station has parking for 1342 cars – 644 free outdoor park and ride spaces and 698 paying spaces (54 outdoor, 644 indoor).[3] The indoor spaces cost $7 a day or $80 per month (if a user purchases a monthly parking pass). All bus traffic enters and leaves on Boulevard de l'Avenir.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

STL Regular routes
No. Route Description
26 Gare Sainte-Dorothée – Metro Montmorency
33 Métro Montmorency – Métro Cartier
36 Métro Montmorency – NW Chomedey
39 AuteuilTerminus Le Carrefour
40 Chomedey – Metro Montmorency
42 Saint-FrançoisTerminus Le Carrefour,
via Metro De La Concorde, see note no. 1 & no. 3
45 Gare Vimont – Metro Montmorency
46 Laval-Ouest – Metro Montmorency
50 Saint-Vincent-de-PaulTerminus Le Carrefour
56 Sainte-Dorothée – Metro Montmorency
61 Sainte-Rose – Metro Montmorency
63 Gare Ste-Rose – Metro Cartier, see note no. 2 & no. 3
65 Gare Ste-Rose – Metro Montmorency
70 Métro Montmorency – Métro Cartier
76 Gare Sainte-Dorothée – Metro Montmorency
903 Gare Sainte-Dorothée – Metro Montmorency
STL Night route
No. Route Description
2 Night route between Henri-Bourassa and Metro Montmorency
via Metro Cartier & Metro De La Concorde, see note no. 4
STL Weekend route
No. Route Description
360 Terminus Le Carrefour — Metro Montmorency
Inter municipal buses
Agency Route No. and Main Destination
RTM Laurentides (CITLA) 8 Express to Terminus Saint-Eustache in Saint-Eustache
9 Terminus Saint-Jérôme in Saint-Jérôme
59 Blainville
400 Grand Moulin in Deux-Montagnes
RTM Terrebonne-Mascouche (MRCLM) 19 Terminus Terrebonne in Terrebonne
RTM Terrebonne-Mascouche (MRCLM) 19A Terminus Terrebonne in Terrebonne
Via Cinema Guzzo[5]
Panoramic view of the Terminus Montmorency. To the right is the entrance to the Metro station.

Nearby points of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Montmorency Metro Station
  2. ^ Radio Canada Archived September 24, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b c d Terminus Montmorency (RTM)
  4. ^ Ridership from Rapport annuel 2016 (PDF). rtm.qc.ca (Report). Montreal: Réseau de transport métropolitain [Metropolitan Transportation Network]. ISBN 978-2-550-75552-4. 
  5. ^ Cinema Guzzo

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