Ask a question about 'Plamondon (Montreal Metro)'
Start a new discussion about 'Plamondon (Montreal Metro)'
Answer questions from other users
is a station
A metro station or subway station is a railway station for a rapid transit system, often known by names such as "metro", "underground" and "subway". It is often underground or elevated. At crossings of metro lines, they are multi-level....
on Orange Line
The Orange line is the longest, most congested, and first-planned of the four lines of the Montreal Metro, in Montreal, Canada. It formed part of the initial network, and was extended between 1980 and 1986...
of the Montreal Metro
The Montreal Metro is a rubber-tired metro system, and the main form of public transportation underground in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada....
rapid transit system
A rapid transit, underground, subway, elevated railway, metro or metropolitan railway system is an electric passenger railway in an urban area with a high capacity and frequency, and grade separation from other traffic. Rapid transit systems are typically located either in underground tunnels or on...
, operated by the Société de transport de Montréal
The Société de transport de Montréal is a public transport agency that operates transit bus, and rapid transit services in Montreal, Quebec, Canada...
(STM). It is located in the Côte-des-Neiges section of the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce is a borough of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-Geography:Located to the north and west of Mount Royal, it was part of the City of Montreal prior to the 2002 municipal mergers...
Montreal is a city in Canada. It is the largest city in the province of Quebec, the second-largest city in Canada and the seventh largest in North America...
Quebec or is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province with a predominantly French-speaking population and the only one whose sole official language is French at the provincial level....
Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west, and northward into the Arctic Ocean...
The station opened on June 29, 1982; it served as the western terminus of the Orange Line, replacing Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Côte-Sainte-Catherine is a station on Orange Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system, operated by the Société de transport de Montréal...
station, until the extension to Du Collège
Du Collège is a station on Orange Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system, operated by the Société de transport de Montréal . It is located in the borough of Saint-Laurent in Montreal, Quebec, Canada ....
was completed in 1984.
The station is a normal side platform
A Side platform is a platform positioned to the side of a pair of tracks at a railway station, a tram stop or a transitway. A pair of side platforms are often provided on a dual track line with a single side platform being sufficient for a single track line...
station with an entrance at either end. The northern entrance is integrated into a social housing project. The station decor is divided in two to reflect the two entrances, with blue panels to the north and reddish-pink to the south.
The station was designed by Patrice Gauthier.
Origin of the name
This station is named for av. Plamondon, so named by Montreal city council in 1911 without a stated reason. It may be named for Quebec painter Antoine Plamondon
Antoine-Sébastien Plamondon was a Canadian artist who painted mainly portraits and religious images in 19th-century Quebec.- Life :Plamondon was born in 1804 at L'Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec, the son of the village grocer...
(1804–1895) or singer Rodolphe Plamondon http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0006322
Connecting bus routes
|Société de transport de Montréal |
| 124 Victoria|
The 124 Victoria is a bus route in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal . The route operates 7 days a week between the hours of 5 AM and 1 AM. It is a wheelchair accessible route. It serves the boroughs of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce,...
| 160 Barclay|
| 161 Van Horne|
The 161 Van Horne is a bus route in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal . The route operates 7 days a week between the hours of 5 AM and 1:30 AM and is a wheelchair accessible route. It serves the boroughs of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce,...
| 368 Mont Royal |
| 370 Rosemont |
Nearby points of interest
- Académie Shadd
- Collège rabbinique du Canada
- Parc Nelson-Mandela
- Centre commercial Van Horne
- Loisirs Sportifs Cote-Des-Neiges