Du Collège station
Du Collège station is a Montreal Metro station in the borough of Saint-Laurent in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Orange Line. It opened on January 9, 1984, and replaced Plamondon station as the western terminus of the line until Côte-Vertu station opened in 1986.
|Location||1490, rue Du Collège & 450, rue Ouimet, Montreal|
|Operated by||Société de transport de Montréal|
|Depth||17.1 metres (56 feet 1 inch), 26th deepest|
|Architect||Gilles S. Bonnetto and Jacques Garand|
|Opened||9 January 1984|
|Passengers||2,485,918 entrances in 2006, 39th of 68|
The station is a normal side platform station with an entrance at either end. The southern entrance is located in a bus loop.
The station was designed by Gilles S. Bonnetto and Jacques Garand, and contains several artworks. The northern entrance contains four stained-glass windows, one by Lyse Charland Favretti on the theme of education and three by Pierre Osterrath on the borough of Saint-Laurent, its agricultural past, and its future. The southern entrance contains another stained-glass window by Favretti representing the borough's aeronautics industry, as well as an abstract relief in brick by Aurelio Sandonato. The station's best-known architectural feature, however, is an Ionic column in the northern mezzanine.
In May 2018, elevators were inaugurated at the station, making it fully accessible.
Origin of the nameEdit
Connecting bus routesEdit
|Société de transport de Montréal|
|409 Express Des Sources|
|460 Express Métropolitaine|
Nearby points of interestEdit
- Du College metro station
- "The new elevators at du College Métro Station are now in service". @stminfo. Twitter. Retrieved 25 May 2018.