is a station
of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system
operated by the Société de transport de Montréal
(STM). It is located in the Saint-Henri
area of the borough of Le Sud-Ouest
. It is a transfer station between the Green Line
and Orange Line
The station served 3.9 million passengers in 2006 without including transfers. If they were included, it would be ranked among the top four busiest in the network with about 15 million passengers.
The station opened on September 3, 1978 as part of the extension of the Green Line to Angrignon
, with service on the Green Line only, though the Orange Line platforms
were built at the same time. They did not enter service until the extension to Place-Saint-Henri
was opened on April 28, 1980. It was therefore the first transfer station to open after Berri-UQAM
, in the original network.
In 2009 it became the first existing station to be retrofitted to be fully wheelchair
through the addition of elevators
station had elevators added at the same time, but only between the mezzanine and orange line platforms. (The three stations in Laval
, opened in 2007, already had elevators.) Three elevators connect the entrance to the mezzanine, the mezzanine to the upper platform, and the upper platform to the lower platform, respectively.
Architecture and art
The station, built in open cut, features stacked platforms
with central platforms between the lines; the... Read More