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Contest to be among the first passengers on board

REM inauguration: a contest to be among the first passengers on board

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The contest is now closed.

The Réseau express métropolitain (REM) team is pleased to launch a contest offering the public a chance to be among the first to board the train on its inaugural day.  

This contest is a unique opportunity for you to get a front-row seat for the commissioning of the REM, a historical moment. 

How to participate?

To participate, gather your knowledge about the REM and take part in a quiz for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the inaugural event. 

This event, which will take place on Friday, July 28, 2023, will enable winners to fully experience the future metro line by taking part in the very first official round-trip from Montreal's Gare Centrale station as well as enjoying exclusive visits to certain stations. Winners will also receive exclusive items bearing the REM logo, including a field hockey jersey in the REM colors. 

Go to and answer the 10 contest questions for a chance to win. The contest closes on July 20, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.  

Enter the contest now

Useful information 

  • REM is scheduled to officially enter service on July 31, 2023. 
  • You can prepare for the new network and plan your trips by visiting the travel section of our website. 
  • Details of the inaugural program will be announced shortly.