2020: On our way to operational testing
Some 20 construction sites are underway across the metropolitan area. Among this year’s milestones: modernization work is taking place in the Mont-Royal Tunnel, the tunnel boring machine will being drilling on the airport branch, and a representative segment will be implemented on the South Shore in late 2020.
- Continued construction of the Rive-Sud and Du Quartier stations and their related infrastructure
- New phase of work at Panama station and the future bus terminal
- Continued installation of the track and electrical system in the centre of Highway 10
- Continuation of work on the central span of the Samuel De Champlain Bridge
- Fall 2020: Start of testing on the representative segment between the Rive-Sud station and Milan Boulevard (3.5 km)
- Construction of Île-des-Sœurs station and channel bridge
- Continued construction of the elevated structure, installation of tracks and electrical system in Pointe-Saint-Charles
- Continuation of rehabilitation work on the railway overpass, replacement of railway tracks in Griffintown
- Central Station: Replacement of electrical and mechanical systems, creation of entrance to the concourse, construction of the central platform
- McGill: Work to connect the station and the Mont-Royal Tunnel, start of platform construction, installation of electrical and mechanical systems in nearby buildings
- Édouard-Montpetit: Work to connect the station to the Mont-Royal Tunnel, start of construction of platforms and station
- As of March 30, 2020: Train service suspension between Central Station and Du Ruisseau station
- Excavation work and replacement of existing railway tracks in the Mont-Royal Tunnel
- Dismantling of the catenary and removal of the tracks between Central Station and Du Ruisseau station
- Construction of steel structures and roofs at Canora, Mont-Royal, A40 and Bois-Franc stations
- Opening of construction sites at Du Ruisseau and Montpellier stations
- Engineering works: Demolition and reconstruction of the Jean-Talon and Cornwall bridges, continued work on the Rivière-des-Prairies bridges
For more information on the work sequence and mitigation measures, see our Deux-Montagnes and Mascouche lines page.
Airport and West Island
- Continuation of work on the elevated structure: Construction of pillars, production of segments, installation of tracks on the deck
- Construction work begins on Pointe-Claire and Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue stations
- Winter/spring 2020: Departure of Alice, the tunnel boring machine, from the Technoparc to the airport
- Spring 2020: Resumption of activities of the two launching beams, Anne and Marie (suspended all winter)
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