Angrignon station

Angrignon station is a Montreal Metro station in Le Sud-Ouest borough of Montreal, Quebec. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Green Line.[1] The station includes a large bus terminus for buses to southwest Montreal, the West Island (Dorval), and South Western Quebec.

Angrignon
Location3500, boulevard des Trinitaires, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates45°26′46″N 73°36′13″W
Operated bySociété de transport de Montréal
ConnectionsSee Terminus Angrignon
Construction
Depth4.3 metres (14 feet 1 inch), shallowest, tie with Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke)
ArchitectJean-Louis Beaulieu
History
Opened3 September 1978
Traffic
Passengers4,730,525 entrances in 2013, 16th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro   Following station
TerminusGreen Line

Architecture

Angrignon station is built with windows encasing the tracks and side platforms, which creates a very light and airy environment. Jean-Louis Beaulieu received an award from the Ordre des architectes du Québec[2] for the design of the station.

The station is equipped with the MétroVision information screens which displays news, commercials, and the time till the next train.

Origin of the name

Jean-Baptiste Arthur Angrignon was alderman of the district of Saint-Paul and a member of the Executive Committee of the city of Montreal. He oversaw the development of what is now Parc Angrignon on what was land that belonged to the Crawford family. The area was named after him in 1927.

Nearby points of interest

Terminus Angrignon

Terminus Angrignon
Location3500, boul. des Trinitaires[3]
Coordinates45°26′47″N 73°36′15″W
Operated byRTM
Bus operators
  Société de transport de Montréal
Construction
Parking733 park and ride spaces[3]
Bicycle facilities90 place racks[3]
Other information
WebsiteTerminus Angrignon
Traffic
Passengers (2016[4])6,168,600 (Exo)

This large bus terminal is a facility of the Réseau de transport métropolitain (RTM). One area has bus bays assigned to suburban commuter buses from southwestern Quebec, with three bus loops being used by the STM[5] for routes that service southwest Montreal and the West Island. They also operate an adjoining park and ride lot.

Connecting bus routes

Société de transport de Montréal
Route
36 Monk
37 Jolicoeur
78 Laurendeau
106 Newman
109 Boulevard Shevchenko
110 Centrale
113 Lapierre
195 Sherbrooke/Notre-Dame
350 Verdun/LaSalle
406 Express Newman
495 Express Lachine/LaSalle
RTM Roussillon (CITROUS)
Route
200 Terminus Angrignon - CÉGEP André-Laurendeau - Autoparc Georges-Gagné
RTM Sud-Ouest (CITSO)
Route
1 Valleyfield - Angrignon
21 Châteauguay - Angrignon
22 Châteauguay - Angrignon
23 Châteauguay - Angrignon
24 Châteauguay - Angrignon
25 Châteauguay - Angrignon
26 Châteauguay - Angrignon
31 Châteauguay - Angrignon
32 Châteauguay - Angrignon
98 Kahnawake - Angrignon
RTM Haut-Saint-Laurent (CITHSL)
Route
1 Huntingdon - Montréal

See also

References

  1. Angrignon Metro Station
  2. Ordre des architectes du Québec
  3. RTM Terminus Angrignon page
  4. Ridership from Rapport annuel 2016 (PDF). rtm.qc.ca (Report). Montreal: Réseau de transport métropolitain [Metropolitan Transportation Network]. ISBN 978-2-550-75552-4.
  5. "Neighbourhood Map" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-11-20. Retrieved 2008-09-08.
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