Beaubien station

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Beaubien station is a Montreal Metro station in the borough of Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1] It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Orange Line. The station opened on October 14, 1966, as part of the original network of the Metro.

Beaubien
BeaubienMetroStation.jpg
Location6530, av. de Châteaubriand, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates45°32′08″N 73°36′16″W / 45.53556°N 73.60444°W / 45.53556; -73.60444Coordinates: 45°32′08″N 73°36′16″W / 45.53556°N 73.60444°W / 45.53556; -73.60444
Operated bySociété de transport de Montréal
Connections
Construction
Depth12.5 metres (41 feet), 41st deepest
ArchitectRoger d'Astous
History
Opened14 October 1966
Traffic
Passengers3,563,593 entrances in 2013, 27th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Côte-Vertu
Orange Line
toward Montmorency

OverviewEdit

The station, designed by Roger d'Astous, is a normal side platform station, built in tunnel. The large entrance structure contains the ticket barrier, as well as a light shaft and an open sided bus shelter. Noted ceramicist Claude Vermette collaborated on the tile designs.

Origin of the nameEdit

This station is named for Beaubien Street, named for a prominent French-Canadian family of landholders, public figures, and professionals.

Connecting bus routesEdit

Société de transport de Montréal
Route
  18 Beaubien
  30 St-Denis/St-Hubert
  31 Saint-Denis
  160 Barclay
  361 Saint-Denis

Nearby points of interestEdit

  • Plaza Saint-Hubert
  • Canadian Citizenship Court
  • CLSC La Petite Patrie
  • Esperanto Society of Quebec

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