8 Metro Stations In Montreal

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The metro stations in Montreal are comprised of sixty-eight stations. These stations are divided into four lines. However, the Montreal Metro is operated under the Société de Transport de Montréal (STM).

1.  Metro Stations In Montreal – 8 Stations To Visit!

There are about 68 metro stations in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Given below is the list of 6 metro stations in Montreal.

1.1. Angrignon

The Angrignon Station is a metro station in Montreal. It is situated at 3500 Boulevard Des Trinitairies, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. STM – Société de Transport de Montréal mainly manages the station.

However, the station is also jointly operated with Green Line’s western terminus. A large bus terminus is a part of this metro station. It provides South Western Quebec, Southwest Montreal, and West Island buses.

Meanwhile, the station was established in 1978. Jean-Louis Beaulieu designed the amazing architecture of the station. Ordre Des Architectes Du Québec honors an award to the architect Jean-Louis. The station has MétroVision information displays and screens everywhere. It shows information on commercials, news, and the timetable of the trains.

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The station is constructed with windows that close the side platforms and tracks. So, it generates an airy and light environment. The name of the station is kept after the name of Jean-Baptiste Arthur Angrignon. He was an alderman of the St. Paul’s district. Also, he was a member of the Montreal city’s Executive Committee.

He saw Parc Angrignon’s development. The land mainly belonged to the Crawford family. So, in 1927, this region was named after him. In October 2019, some improvements were held to make the metro station available globally. Firstly, the elevators were installed all around the station, costing about 18 million dollars.

Under the same project, the glasses windows were upgraded with water-tight glasses. Further, a beautiful artifact was also included. On December 9, 2022, the project was accomplished. However, the improvement works made this the twenty-fourth accessible station.

1.2.  Monk

The Monk Station is a metro station situated in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. However, the station works under the maintenance of STM (Société de Transport de Montréal). It serves the Green Line. Meanwhile, this metro station lies in the district of Ville-Émard. However, the station was opened to the public on September 3, 1978.

Blais & Bélanger designed the entire architecture of the Monk metro station. It features various amazing artworks. Pic et Pelle, a majestic sculptor designed by Germain Bergeron, is also included. The station is designed in such a way with balconies over it. So, you can take a view from above of the railway tracks.

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However, the balconies have been closed in concerns about the visually impaired person’s safety. The Boulevard Monk gives the name to this station to honor the Monk family. But, it is not confirmed which member of the family is honored here. Possibilities include two renowned names, Sir James Monk and Frederick D. Monk.

Sir James Monk was a prosecutor who served in a court of Quebec. Later, he became the chief justice of Montreal. Born in 1745 and died in 1826. Further, it could be Frederick D. Monk who bought the land from the Davidson family. The land is now popularly known as Ville-Émard. He was an attorney and bought the land to for development.

The bus routes it connects are 350 Verdun/LaSalle, 36 Monk, and 78 Laurendeau. The architecture of the station is designed beautifully. However, many ideas for decorating it got canceled due to the safety of passengers.

1.3.  Jolicoeur

Jolicoeur is a metro station of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system on the Green Line. It is situated at 6200 Drake Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Société de Transport de Montréal manages the execution of station. On September 3, 1978, the station was officially started for the public.

However, it was included in the Green Line’s extension to Angrignon station. Claude Boucher is an architect who designed the structure of the station. Constructed in the shallow open-cut style, the station is a side platform station. In addition, its ticket hall is installed at the large glass-walled entrance pavilion.

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The design of the station was inspired by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. It is designed in the International architectural style. Also, the floor of the platform is furnished with forty-two circular ceramics. This is also included by the architect. To make this metro station globally accessible, the improvement works were started in October 2019.

Firstly, the building at the entrance was expanded on both sides. Further, elevators for travelers were installed. In June 2022, Perspectives, a sculptor designed by Chloé Desjardins, was also kept on the station’s main floor. It was kept in a way it would overlook the platforms. It was also part of the same project as 2019.

However, the improvement project was finally finished in the year 2022. It became the 25th accessible metro station and 6th in 2022. This station was named after Rue Jolicoeur.

1.4. Verdun

The Verdun Station is situated in Verdun, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Société de Transport de Montréal operates this station. It is a metro station that serves Green Line. However, it was opened to the public on September 3, 1978. Also, it was part of Green Line’s extension to the Angrignon station.

Jean-Maurice Dubé designed this regular side platform station. The artwork, including the decorated concrete walls throughout the station, was designed by Antoine D. Lamarche and Claude Théberge.

Meanwhile, the station is named after the city of Verdun, also rue de Verdun. The bus routes it connects are 107 Verdun and 350 Verdun/LaSalle.

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St. Willibrord Hospitality Center, Régie Du Logement, and Verdun Borough Office are a few interesting points to visit. It also includes Centre Communautaire Marcel-Giroux.

1.5.  LaSalle

LaSalle is a metro station lies in Verdun, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Société de Transport de Montréal is in charge of operating this station. The metro station was officially opened to the public on September 3, 1978. It was also part of the Green Line’s extension to the Angrignon station.

Didier, Gillon, et Larouche designed the architecture of the station. It is a regular side platform station. Also, it has access and a single-ticket hall. The walls of the platform and irregular and large concrete plains are colored with bright paints. Michéle Tremblay–Gillon designed these walls and plains.

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Further, Peter Gnass, an architect, designed a mural made of stainless steel. It reflects the movements of the passengers and sunlight. This station is named after LaSalle Boulevard. He was an explorer named Robert Cavelier de La Salle (from 1643 to 1687). He found a town that was entitled to Lachine. Later, it was claimed as Louisiana for France.

There were many names proposed for the station, like, Curé-Caisse and Paul-Grégoire. But, the Montreal Urban Community approved the recent name in the year 1984. The name was not changed since then due to some unknown reasons.

The bus routes it connects are 108 Bannantyne, 21 Place Du Commerce, 350 Verdun/LaSalle, and 61 Wellington. Further, it also includes 58 Wellington and 71 Du Centre. Moreover, Maison Saint Gabriel and Champlain Bridge are some of the interesting points to watch.

1.6.  Charlevoix

The Charlevoix is situated at 6200 Centre Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is a Montreal metro station that is operated under STM (Société de Transport de Montréal).

However, it resides in the district of Pointe-Saint-Charles. As a part of the Green Line’s extension to Angrignon station, it was started on September 3, 1978.

Ayotte et Bergeron was an architect who designed the structure of the station. Due to the weak Utica Shale, in which it was initially constructed, the structure was constructed as a slacked platform. Below the surface, the lower platform is 29.6 m in length. It makes the Charlevoix station as the deepest station in the entire network.

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However, the station consists of one access and one ticket hall. Perhaps the station is named after Pierre Francois Xavier De Charlevoix. He was an explorer of France and a French Jesuit historian. Born in 1682 and died in the year 1761.

The bus routes it connects are 107 Verdun, 57 Pointe-Saint-Charles, 101 Saint-Patrick, and 71 Du Centre. Maison Saint Gabriel, Centre Saint-Charles, and Parc Du Canal-de-Lachine are interesting points to watch. Moreover, Carrefour d’éducation publique, St. Columba House, and Clinique communautaire de Pointe-Saint-Charles are also included.

1.7. Lionel-Groulx

The Lionel-Groulx is a metro station, situated in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. STM – Société de Transport de Montréal operates and maintains this station. It is a cross-platform interchange that first serves the Green Line and then transfers to the Orange Line. The station resides in the area of Saint-Henri.

This station is among the busiest metro station in Montreal. Initially, it was opened to the public on September 3, 1978. It was also part of the Green Line extension to the Angrignon station. At that time, it served only the Green Line. However, the platforms of the Orange Line were also constructed at the same time.

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Further, they were not in the service until the extension to the Place-Saint-Henri. It was started on April 28, 1980. After the Berri-UQAM’s opening, it was the 1st transfer station in the original network. It became the 1st accessible existing station with wheelchair elevators in the year 2009.

Architect Yves Roy designed the structure of the station. It is comprised of two artworks. These artworks include a pair of stainless steel mural sculptures. These are made by the architect itself over the mezzanine. Another one is inside the mezzanine entitled The Tree of Life. It is made by Joseph Rifesser. He was an Italian artist.

Lionel Groulx was a notable and influential historian of Quebec. The Franco-American History Institute was founded by him in the year 1946. Also, from 1947 to the year 1967, d’histoire de l’Amérique française, the Revue was edited by him. The name of the station is entitled after him as a way of remembrance.


1.8. Atwater

The Atwater is one of the Green Line metro stations in Montreal. It resides at Ville-Marie in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This station is also managed under the Société de Transport de Montréal (STM). On October 14, 1966, the station was started to the public. It was part of Metro’s original network.

Before 1978, at the time of the extension to the Angrignon, it was the Green Line’s western terminus. The architecture is defined as the regular side platform station, designed by David, Boulva et Cleve.

It was constructed under De Maisonneuve Boulevard in an open-cut style. Dawson College, Place Alexis Nihon, and Westmount Square are part of its underground city connections.

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For the redevelopment, the exit connection to the Dawson was closed in August 2016. The entrance named Cabot Square was also closed for

renovations in January 2017. It was also for prohibiting violent gangs and drug use. As for making the station universally accessible, the work was under construction in 2020.

For 2023, the second phase of the project is due. The MetroVision screens are equipped everywhere at the station. It displays commercials, news, and the timetable of the next train.

However, the station is named after Atwater Avenue Street. Further, the street was named after Edwin Atwater (1808 to 1874) in 1871. He was the Saint-Antoine district’s municipal alderman. Moreover, it has two entrances, the 2322 Rue Ste Catherine and 3015 Boulevard De Maisonneuve.

2. Conclusion

The Montreal Metro is one of the largest metro systems in Canada. However, the total number of metro stations in Montreal is 68. These stations serve on four different lines. Four lines include Green, Orange, Yellow, and Blue Lines.

The Green Line is 22.1 kilometers long and comprises 27 stations. Further, the Orange Line consists of 31 stations and is about 24.8 kilometers long. The Yellow Line is 4.25 kilometers long, and 3 stations serve this line. Moreover, the Blue Line consists of 12 stations and is 9.7 kilometers long. Also, few of the stations can merge between two lines.

Above mentioned are the eight metro stations in Montreal. Out of which, many of the stations serve the Green Line. In addition, it has beautiful architecture and is unique as well. These are designed by famous architects. Its architecture is sketched in such a way that fascinates the visitors here to watch.

Also, many of the stations are universally accessible metro stations in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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