Atwater station

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Atwater station is a Montreal Metro station in the borough of Ville-Marie in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Green Line on the border between the city of Westmount and Montreal.[3]

Location2322, rue Ste-Catherine Ouest and 3015, boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates45°29′23″N 73°35′10″W / 45.48972°N 73.58611°W / 45.48972; -73.58611Coordinates: 45°29′23″N 73°35′10″W / 45.48972°N 73.58611°W / 45.48972; -73.58611
Operated bySociété de transport de Montréal
Depth7.6 metres (24 feet 11 inches), 56th deepest
ArchitectDavid, Boulva et Cleve
Opened14 October 1966
Passengers (2019[1][2])8,140,963 Increase 4.7%
Rank9 of 68
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Angrignon
Green Line

The station opened on October 14, 1966, as part of the original network of the Metro; it was the western terminus of the Green Line until the extension to Angrignon in 1978.

Architecture and artEdit

Designed by David, Boulva et Cleve, it is a normal side platform station, built in open cut under the De Maisonneuve Boulevard. It has a large mezzanine with ticket barriers on either end. It has underground city connections to Place Alexis Nihon, Westmount Square, and Dawson College.

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

Station entrance on the southeasterly corner of Atwater Avenue and Saint Catherine Street

Origin of the nameEdit

This station is named for Atwater Avenue, named for Edwin Atwater (1808–1874), a municipal alderman of the district of Saint-Antoine. The street was named for him in 1871.

Connecting bus routesEdit

Société de transport de Montréal
  15 Sainte-Catherine
  57 Pointe-Saint-Charles
  63 Girouard
  90 Saint-Jacques
  104 Cavendish
  108 Bannantyne
  138 Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
  144 Avenue Des Pins
  150 René-Lévesque
  350 Verdun/LaSalle
  354 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue/Downtown
  355 Pie-IX
  356 Lachine/Montreal-Trudeau/Des Sources
  358 Sainte-Catherine
  360 Avenue des Pins
  364 Sherbrooke/Joseph-Renaud
  369 Côte-des-Neiges
  371 Décarie
  376 Pierrefonds/Downtown

Nearby points of interestEdit

Connected via the underground cityEdit



  1. ^ Société de transport de Montréal (2020-05-21). Entrants de toutes les stations de métro en 2019 (Report) – via Access to Information Act request, reference no. 0308.2020.091.
  2. ^ Société de transport de Montréal (2019-08-08). Achalandage du métro mensuel, station par station (Report) – via Access to Information Act request, reference no. 0308.2019.197.
  3. ^ Atwater Station
  4. ^ Batshaw

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