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Canora

The Canora station replace the train station with the same name. Formerly known as “Portal Heights,” it was renamed in 1995 as a nod to Canadian Northern Railway, which built the original station and the Mont-Royal Tunnel. Canora is a portmanteau of CAnadian NOrthern RAilway.

Type of station

Trench

Borough

Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

A first aerial view of the Canora station and its footprint in the heart of the Glenmount residential district in the Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough. Trees and shrubs, as well as climbing plants will be planted on both sides of the station to provide a visual screen between the station and neighbouring properties. / Image for indicative purposes only.
A first aerial view of the Canora station and its footprint in the heart of the Glenmount residential district in the Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough. Trees and shrubs, as well as climbing plants will be planted on both sides of the station to provide a visual screen between the station and neighbouring properties. / Image for indicative purposes only.
View at user height, where users can be seen entering the station's entrance area, secured by anti-intrusion fences. The station is part of the "mixed urban" section, which is characterized by the color brick red. This color is found in the ceramics inside, in the street furniture and in the landscaping around the station. / Image for indicative purposes only.
View at user height, where users can be seen entering the station's entrance area, secured by anti-intrusion fences. The station is part of the "mixed urban" section, which is characterized by the color brick red. This color is found in the ceramics inside, in the street furniture and in the landscaping around the station. / Image for indicative purposes only.
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Implementation plan

The Canora station is located between Canora Road and Dunkirk Road, at the entrance of the Mont-Royal Tunnel, below Jean-Talon Street West. It is accessible via two entrances on either side of the railway track:

  • East side: New pedestrian sidewalk where Canora Road meets up with Jean-Talon Street
  • West side: New pedestrian sidewalk where Dunkirk Road meets up with Kirkfield Avenue

Discover the implementation plan for the Canora station, including the different accesses and services.

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Development

  • Start of construction: Summer 2018
  • Height of the station: 6.4 m from street level
  • Length of each platform: 80 m
  • Planned public square in front of the station entrance
  • Landscaping around the station

 

Services

  • Universal accessibility to the station’s platforms via elevators
  • Bicycles: 46 spaces, 20 of which are covered
  • Bicycle access: Cyclists access the site via Jean-Talon Street West 
  • Buses: Stops on nearby streets
  • Paratransit drop-off area in coordination with partners 

 

Frequency once the network is fully commissioned

  • Peak hours: 2.5 minutes
  • Off-peak hours: 5 minutes

 

Travel times

  • Brossard: 24 minutes
  • Central Station: 7 minutes
  • McGill: 6 minutes
  • Édouard-Montpetit: 2 minutes
  • Bois-Franc: 9 minutes
  • YUL-Aéroport-Montréal-Trudeau: 19 minutes*
  • Anse-à-l’Orme: 27 minutes*
  • Deux-Montagnes: 27 minutes*

*To get to this station, you must check the final destination before boarding the REM at Canora station.

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