Montréal-Ouest station

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Montréal-Ouest
Montreal West - AMT Train Station.jpg
Location 7499 Harley Avenue[1]
Montreal West, Quebec
Coordinates 45°27′13″N 73°38′30″W / 45.45361°N 73.64167°W / 45.45361; -73.64167Coordinates: 45°27′13″N 73°38′30″W / 45.45361°N 73.64167°W / 45.45361; -73.64167
Operated by Agence métropolitaine de transport
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Connections
Construction
Parking Aiga parking inv.svg 12 Park-and-Ride and 2 Carpooling spaces[1]
Bicycle facilities 15 spaces[1]
Other information
Fare zone 1
Website AMT Montreal-Ouest Station
History
Opened 14 April 1889
Traffic
Passengers (2015[2]) 475,300 Vaudreuil-Hudson
152,400 Saint-Jérôme
94,200 Candiac
721,900 Total (AMT)
Services
Preceding station   AMT   Following station
toward Hudson
Vaudreuil–Hudson
Saint-Jérôme
toward Candiac
Candiac

Montréal-Ouest station is a commuter rail station in Montreal West, Quebec. It serves the Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) Vaudreuil-Hudson, Saint-Jérôme, and Candiac lines. Montréal-Ouest station is in Fare Zone 1, and this station has 20 parking spaces.[1] It is the station where these three lines come together as one towards Lucien-L'Allier station.

Origin of name[edit]

Montréal-Ouest takes its name from the Town of Montreal West, where half of the station is located. The other half is located in the city of Montreal (Côte-des-Neiges/Notre-Dame-de-Grace borough)

History[edit]

The station in October 1946.

The station opened on 14 April 1889, when the Canadian Pacific Railway's Windsor Station and its approach tracks came into service. Its original name was Montreal Junction, the second place to bear this name, because it was (as it still is today) the place where numerous CPR passenger lines came together near the Montreal terminal. The present Montreal-West station was built in 1905.

Until about the 1970s there were 4 tracks at the station. Track 1 (the southernmost track, closest to the station) was removed. In the 1980s the crossover from North Junction into the station (track 4) was removed, but was restored in 1999 when the Blainville train line (now Saint-Jérôme) started downtown service. It wasn't until 2003, however, that Saint-Jérôme trains stopped at Montréal-Ouest.

Train services[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Rigaud Line (later Dorion-Rigaud, now Vaudreuil-Hudson): (1889 - 1982 by CP, 1982 - 1996 by the STCUM, 1996–present by the AMT)
  • Blainville (Sainte-Thérèse) Line (later Blainville-Saint-Jérôme, now Saint-Jérôme): (1951 - 1980, 1999–present, by the AMT) (until 1951 mostly ran from Place Viger)
  • Delson (Farnham) Line (later Delson and Delson-Candiac, now Candiac): (1889 - 1980, 2001–present, by the AMT)

Former[edit]

Most trains on these lines ran from Place Viger until it closed on 31 May 1951. They served Montreal-West only when their terminal was Windsor Station—a few trains until June 1951, all of them thereafter.

Bus connections[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal (STM)[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal[1]
No. and Route Name Service Times Route Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 51 Édouard-Montpetit All-Day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 105 Sherbrooke All-Day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 123 Dollard All-Day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 162 Westminster All-Day Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 356 Lachine/Mtl-Trudeau/Des Sources Overnight Map Schedule

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e AMT - Stations - Montreal West
  2. ^ Ridership from Rapport annuel 2015 [Annual Report 2015] (PDF). amt.qc.ca (Report) (in French). Montreal: Agence métropolitaine de transport [Metropolitan Transportation Agency]. ISBN 978-2-550-75552-4. 

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