Sherbrooke station

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Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke Metro.jpg
Location3580 and 3585, rue Berri, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates45°31′08″N 73°34′08″W / 45.51889°N 73.56889°W / 45.51889; -73.56889Coordinates: 45°31′08″N 73°34′08″W / 45.51889°N 73.56889°W / 45.51889; -73.56889
Operated bySociété de transport de Montréal
Connections
Construction
Depth10.4 metres (34 feet 1 inch), 51st deepest
ArchitectJean Dumontier
Crevier, Lemieux, Mercier et Caron
History
Opened14 October 1966
Traffic
Passengers4,007,872 entrances in 2010, 23rd of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Côte-Vertu
Orange Line
toward Montmorency

Sherbrooke station is a Montreal Metro station in the borough of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1] It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Orange Line. This station, near downtown, opened on October 14, 1966, as part of the original network of the Metro.

Overview[edit]

Sherbrooke Metro station platform.

The station, designed by Jean Dumontier and Crevier, Lemieux, Mercier et Caron, is a normal side-platform station, built in open cut due to the difficulty of construction under Berri Street near the Sherbrooke Street overpass. It has a single mezzanine giving access to two entrances, one on either side of Berri Street, both integrated into buildings. The walls are decorated in straw-yellow brick, purple ceiling louvres and bulkhead walls, and orange highlights.

Architecture and art[edit]

The station's main artwork is a mosaic, the only one in the Metro, on the Côte-Vertu platform. Designed by Gabriel Bastien and Andrea Vau, it depicts the achievements of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society, whose headquarters are nearby. There are also two mural works by Mario Merola in the accesses.

Origin of the name[edit]

This station is named for Sherbrooke Street. Sir John Coape Sherbrooke (1764–1830) served as governor general of British North America 1816–1818. The street was named for him in 1817.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal
Route
Autobusmontréal.svg 24 Sherbrooke
Autobusmontréal.svg 30 St-Denis/St-Hubert
Autobusmontréal.svg 144 Av. des Pins
S-nuit.gif 360 Av. des Pins
S-nuit.gif 361 Saint-Denis

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