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Sainte-Dorothée station is located in Laval, in the same location as the existing exo train station. It is characterized in particular by a plant embankment. Avenue des Bois has been redeveloped to run under the REM tracks and connect to Bord-de-l’Eau Road, while Graveline Street has been transformed into a dead-end street. Chemin-de-Fer Street has also been extended to Des Bois Avenue north of the park-and-ride lot.

Type of station

On an embankment



REM's Sainte-Dorothée Station The Sainte-Dorothée station is located on Laval territory at the same site as the existing exo station. It is characterized by a vegetated embankment. Image for indicative purposes only.

Implementation plan

Sainte-Dorothée station is located in the Sainte-Dorothée area of Laval, at the intersection of Chemin-de-Fer Street and Des Bois Avenue. The station is accessible from the four neighbouring streets: Bord-de-l’Eau Road, Graveline Street, Des Bois Avenue and Chemin-de-Fer Street. 

Discover the implementation plan for the Sainte-Dorothée station, including the different accesses and services.



  • Start of construction: 2021
  • Height of the station building: 11.5 m from street level
  • Length of each platform: 80 m
  • Plant embankment: Buffer zone between homes and the station



  • Universal accessibility to the station’s platforms via elevators
  • Bicycles: 46 spaces, 26 of which are covered
  • Bicycle access: New multifunctional path at the north and south entrances of the station. An elevated walkway will be built over Des Bois Avenue to allow pedestrians and cyclists to travel between the station and Terrasse de Fontenelle. 
  • Buses: 4 platforms and stops on nearby streets
  • Kiss-and-ride, paratransit and taxi spaces
  • Park-and-ride: similar number as today (approximately 975 spaces) including 5 universal access spaces, 98 spaces reserved for carpooling, and 20 parking spaces with electric car charging stations


Frequency once the network is fully commissioned

  • Peak hours: 5 minutes
  • Off-peak hours: 15 minutes


Travel times

  • Brossard: 46 minutes
  • Central Station: 28 minutes
  • McGill: 27 minutes
  • Édouard-Montpetit: 24 minutes
  • Bois-Franc: 12 minutes
  • YUL-Aéroport-Montréal-Trudeau: 31 minutes*
  • Anse-à-l’Orme: 39 minutes*
  • Deux-Montagnes: 5 minutes*

*To get to this station, you must transfer at Bois-Franc station. We’ve added a conservative 10­minute connection time to our calculations.