Montmorency (Montreal Metro)


Montmorency (Montreal Metro)
Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro Station
Montmorency (logo).svg
Montmorency-Metro-Station.jpg
Borough Laval-des-Rapides
City Laval
Opened 26 April 2007
Line MtlMetro2.svg Orange Line
Architect Guillermo Farregut
Artist Hélène Rochette
Platform Depth 20 metres
Rank 18th deepest
Traffic
Rank
Interstation
Distance
847.60 metres to De La Concorde
Address of
Entrances
Main entrance: 1800, rue Jacques-Tétreault
Bus terminal: 555, rue Lucien-Paiement
Nearby Main
Intersections
rue Jacques-Tétreault / rue Lucien-Paiement
rue Lucien-Paiement / rue Claude-Gagné
Autoroute 15 / Boulevard de la Concorde ouest
Boulevard de la Concorde ouest / Boulevard le Corbusier
Boulevard de la Concorde ouest / Boulevard de l'Avenir
Boulevard du Souvenir / Boulevard le Corbusier.
Boulevard du Souvenir / Boulevard de l'Avenir [1][2]


Montmorency is a station on the Orange Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system, operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is located in the Laval-des-Rapides area of Laval, Quebec, Canada [3]. The station is part of an extension to the line to Laval and opened on April 28, 2007, becoming the northern terminus of the Orange Line. With the addition of the new metro stations, the Montreal Metro system now generates an extra 60,000 daily passengers. As of 2010, 1,050,000 daily passengers use the Montreal metro.[4]

Contents

Overview

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 time till the next train.

Station Features

The station boasts a large bus terminal with 10 platforms and an indoor waiting area. The building features an AMT 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) [5]. The indoor spaces cost $6 a day or $80 per month (if a user purchases a monthly parking pass).

Origin of name

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.

Connecting bus routes

View of the Terminus Montmorency bus terminal

Société de transport de Laval (STL)

STL Regular routes
No. Route Description Route Map Schedule
26 Gare Sainte-Dorothée - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
33 Métro Montmorency - Métro Cartier Map Schedule
39 Auteuil - Terminus Le Carrefour Map Schedule
40 Chomedey - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
42 Saint-François - Terminus Le Carrefour,
via Metro De La Concorde, see note no. 1
Map Schedule
45 Gare Vimont - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
46 Laval-Ouest - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
50 Saint-Vincent-de-Paul - Terminus Le Carrefour Map Schedule
56 Sainte-Dorothée - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
61 Sainte-Rose - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
63 Gare Ste-Rose - Metro Cartier, see note no. 2 Map Schedule
65 Gare Ste-Rose - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
70 Métro Montmorency - Métro Cartier Map Schedule
76 Gare Sainte-Dorothée - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
903 Gare Sainte-Dorothée - Metro Montmorency Map Schedule
STL Night route
No. Route Description Route Map Schedule
2 Night route between Henri-Bourassa and Metro Montmorency via Metro Cartier & Metro De La Concorde, see note no. 3 Map Schedule

Notes

  1. STL route No. 42 no longer enters the terminus proper but stops on boulevard de l'Avenir and rue Jacques-Tétreault outside of the terminus[6][7].
  2. STL route No. 63 no longer enters the terminus proper but stops on boulevard de l'Avenir and rue Jacques-Tétreault outside of the terminus[8][9].
  3. STL route No. 2 offers a late night and early morning connection between stations Montmorency and Henri-Bourassa, Monday to Saturday only.

Inter municipal buses

No. Transit Agency Main Destination Route Map Schedule
8 CIT Laurentides Express to Terminus Saint-Eustache in Saint-Eustache West Zone Schedule
9 CIT Laurentides Terminus Saint-Jérôme in Saint-Jérôme Center Zone Schedule
19A MRC Les Moulins
(CRT Lanaudière)
Terminus Terrebonne in Terrebonne Map Schedule
Panoramic view of the Terminus Montmorency. To the right is the entrance to the Montmorency metro station.

Nearby points of interest

See also

References

  1. ^ Neighbourhood Map
  2. ^ STL Neighbourhood Map[dead link]
  3. ^ Montmorency Metro Station
  4. ^ Radio Canada
  5. ^ Parking
  6. ^ STL 42
  7. ^ Map 42
  8. ^ STL 63
  9. ^ Map 63

External links

Coordinates: 45°33′28.78″N 73°43′16.71″W / 45.5579944°N 73.7213083°W / 45.5579944; -73.7213083


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