|Location||3100 and 3105, Hochelaga Street, Montreal
|Operated by||Société de transport de Montréal|
|Depth||12.2 metres (40 feet), 43rd deepest|
|Opened||6 June 1976|
|Passengers||1,348,300 entrances in 2011, 59th of 68|
Préfontaine station is a Montreal Metro station in the borough of Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Green Line. It is in the district of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. It opened on June 6, 1976, as part of the extension of the Green Line to Honoré-Beaugrand station.
Designed by Henri Brillon, it is a normal side platform station, built partly in tunnel with a large open cut containing an entrance, the mezzanine and admitting natural light. A secondary entrance is located to the north of rue Hochelaga.
Origin of the name
The station is so named because it lies under the west side of parc Raymond-Préfontaine, close to rue Préfontaine. These were named for Raymond Préfontaine (1850–1905), mayor of the former city of Hochelaga, and subsequently mayor of Montreal (1898–1902).
Connecting bus routes
|Société de transport de Montréal|
|25 Angus||From 6:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M.- From 3:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.||Map||Schedule|
|29 Rachel||All-day, Weekends before 12:00AM||Map||Schedule|
Nearby points of interest
- Centre hospitalier J-Henri-Charbonneau
- Centre commercial Maisonneuve
- Parc et aréna Raymond-Préfontaine
- Teccart Institute
- Technopôle Angus
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Préfontaine (Montreal Metro).|
- Préfontaine Station - official site
- Montreal by Metro, metrodemontreal.com - photos, information, and trivia
- 2011 STM System Map
- Metro Map