Mont-Royal/Canora area 4

January 6, 2020: closure of the Mont-Royal tunnel

Mont-Royal and Canora stations users will be impacted by the REM work starting in January 2020 with the closure of the Mont-Royal tunnel. Metro users will be invited to use the orange and blue lines in the meantime.

Mitigation measures in place

  • Shuttle service to the Namur and Acadie metro stations
  • Improvements to the local bus network

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Public transit mitigation measures

Preferred route – Rush hours (weekdays)

  1. Shuttle 919 STM – Trainbus Acadie/Mont-Royal/Namur (±15 min)
  2. Metro STM from the Namur station to the Bonaventure station (±20 min)

SHUTTLE 919 – Trainbus Bois-Franc/Côte-Vertu

  • Service on weekdays during rush hours in both directions
  • Departure every 15 minutes
  • Use of the reserved lane on rue Jean-Talon, from avenue Victoria to avenue Mountain Sights westbound and from avenue Victoria to rue de Nancy eastbound

Travel options

  • Line 92 STM – Jean-Talon
    • Departure every 20 minutes
    • Use of the reserved lane on rue Jean-Talon
    • Additional departures during rush hours: 4 westbound and 3 eastbound
  • Line 165 STM – Côte-des-Neiges
    • Additional departures: 14 southbound and 6 northbound
    • Use of reserved lanes on chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges and boulevard René Lévesque
  • Line 465 STM – Express Côte-des-Neiges

Fare measures – Deux-Montagnes line (exo6)

Mascouche train line 4

The rail shuttle between the Deux-Montagnes and the Bois-Franc stations, as well as the shuttle between the Bois-Franc and Côte-Vertu stations, will be free until the commissioning of the REM. No registration is needed to use these shuttles.

The fare measure for the exo6 Deux-Montagnes line is offered only to customers who were registered to the 2018–2019 fare measure as of September 8, 2019. Only yearly subscribers can receive free fares for the first four months of 2020.

Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and subscribed to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program as of September 8, 2019

  • The current subscription has to be changed to the new discounted fare in the My Account section of the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019, to benefit from the fare measure as of January 2020.
  • Monthly transit fares will be free for the first four months of 2020 (January to April).
  • For the following months, a monthly fare of $86.50 (regular fare) or $52 (student or reduced fare) will be applied.

Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and not subscribed to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program as of September 8, 2019

  • The subscription to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program has to be made in the My Account section of the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019, to benefit from the fare measure as of January 2020.
  • Monthly transit fares will be free for the first four months of 2020 (January to April).
  • For the following months, a monthly fare of $86.50 (regular fare) or $52 (student or reduced fare) will be applied.

Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and using public transit to access stations

  • Users who use public transit in zone 3, 5 or 6 to reach one of the Deux-Montagnes line stations can buy a fare, which gives access to public transit services, for $86.50, as well as obtain free transit fares from January to April 2020 if they subscribe to OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise.
  • OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise subscribers will be able to change their transit fares in their customer account on the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019. Users will have to enter the unique code they received.

Customers who do not want to subscribe to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program

These customers can buy a monthly transit fare for $86.50, but will not obtain the four free months.

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