Montréal

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Overview - Montréal

Located on an island between the St. Lawrence River and the Rivière des Prairies, Montréal is the second largest city by population in Canada. It has approximately 1,704,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2016. The Montréal metropolitan area comprised 4,098,927 residents as of the Canada 2016 Census.


Montréal's rapid transit network consists of four rapid transit lines. It also has six commuter rail services. A light metro network and bus rapid transit corridors are currently under construction.

Montréal Metro

Opened 1966, Montréal Metro consists of four rapid transit lines that serve the city of Montréal, Quebec and the surrounding suburbs.

Green Line (Line 1, Ligne Verte)

The Green Line of the Montréal Metro is a 22.1 km rapid transit line on a Northeast-Southwest alignment. It runs from Angrignon in the southwest to Honoré-Beaugrand in the northeast via downtown Montréal, serving 27 stations.


The Green Line was opened in October 1966 and the last extension to the line was to Angrignon in September 1978. The Green Line is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Green/Verte (1)4-10'3-5'6-12'6-12'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Nov 03, 2020

Orange Line (Line 2, Ligne Orange)

The Orange Line of the Montréal Metro is a 30 km rapid transit line on a U shaped alignment. It runs from Montmorency in the north to Côte Vertu in the south via downtown Montréal, serving 31 stations.


The Orange Line was opened in October 1966 and the last extension to the line was to Montmorency in April 2007. The Orange Line is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Orange (2)4-10'3-5'6-12'6-12'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Nov 03, 2020

Yellow Line (Line 4, Ligne Jaune)

The Yellow Line of the Montréal Metro is a 4.26 km rapid transit line on an east-west alignment. It runs from Berri-UQAM in the west to Longueuil-Université-de-Sherbrooke in the east, serving 3 stations.


The Yellow Line was opened in April 1967. The Yellow Line is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Yellow/Jaune (4)5-10'3-5'5-10'5-10'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Nov 03, 2020

Blue Line (Line 5, Ligne Bleue)

The Blue Line of the Montréal Metro is a 9.7 km rapid transit line on a northeast-southwest alignment. It runs from Snowdon in the southwest to Saint-Michel in the northeast, serving 12 stations.


The Blue Line was opened in June 1986. The last expansion of the line was the opening of Acadie in March 1988. The Blue Line is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Blue/Bleue (5)5-10'3-5'8-11'8-11'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Nov 03, 2020

exo/Réseau de transport métropolitain

Operating as the RTM since June 2017, exo consists of six commuter rail services that serve the city of Montréal, Quebec and the surrounding suburbs.

exo1 Vaudreuil–Hudson

exo1 Vaudreuil-Hudson of the RTM is a 64.2 km commuter rail service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Vaudreuil and Hudson (limited service) in the west to Lucien-L'Allier in the east, serving 18 stations.


The Vaudreuil-Hudson Line was opened in 1887 as the CP Lakeshore West Line.

exo2 Saint-Jérôme

exo2 Saint-Jérôme of the RTM is a 62.8 km commuter rail service on a northwest-southeast alignment. It runs from Saint-Jérôme in the northwest to to Park and Lucien-L'Allier in the southeast, serving 13 stations.


The Saint-Jérôme Line was opened in 1882.

exo3 Mont-Saint-Hilaire

exo3 Mont-Saint-Hilaire of the RTM is a 34.9 km commuter rail service on an east-west alignment. It runs from Central Station in the west to Mont-Saint-Hilaire in the east, serving 7 stations.


The Mont-Saint-Hilaire Line was opened in 1859.

exo4 Candiac

exo4 Candiac of the RTM is a 25.6 km commuter rail service on a rotated U-shaped alignment. It runs from Lucien-L'Allier in the north to Candiac in the south, serving 9 stations.


The Candiac Line was opened in 1887.

exo5 Mascouche

exo5 Mascouche of the RTM is a 52 km commuter rail service on a north-south alignment. It runs from Ahuntsic and Gare Centrale (limited service) in the south to Mascouche in the north, serving 11 stations.


The Mascouche Line was opened in December 2014.

exo6 Deux-Montagnes

exo6 Deux-Montagnes of the RTM is a 29.9 km commuter rail service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Bois-Franc in the east to Deux-Montagnes in the west, serving 7 stations. The line is set for conversion to Light Metro.


The Deux-Montagnes Line was opened in 1918.

References & Helpful Links

Montréal Metro at Wikipedia

Montréal BRT at Wikipedia

REM at Wikipedia

exo at Wikipedia

Official Website for Montréal Metro and Bus: Société de transport de Montréal

Official Website for REM: Réseau express métropolitain

Official Website for exo: exo


Maps

All Official Maps - STM [Last Accessed November 03, 2020]

Official System Map - Montréal Metro (Light) [PDF] [Last Accessed November 03, 2020]

Official System Map - Montréal Metro (Dark) [PDF] [Last Accessed November 03, 2020]

Official System Map - exo [PDF] [Last Accessed November 03, 2020]


Unofficial Map - Montréal Metro [January 2019] by Jug Cerovic (www.inat.fr)

Unofficial Map - Montréal Metro [May 2016] by Cameron Booth (www.cambooth.net)


Other Sources

Montréal, Canada at Urbanrail.net

Asset Notes

Montréal Metro colors taken from official system map as of November 2020.

exo colors taken from icons on official website as of November 2020 and NOT from the official map on the STM's website.

REM icon taken from official REM website as of November 2020

Pie-IX BRT color taken from project map as of November 2020


Last Updated: Nov 15, 2020

Old Maps
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