Réseau express métropolitain (REM)

Early 2020: Closure of the Mont-Royal tunnel and disruption in service of the Deux-Montagnes line between the Bois-Franc station and the Central Station

Two phases of the work will impact users from the North Shore: in 2020, the closure of the Mont-Royal tunnel will cause a partial disruption in service of the commuter train between the Bois-Franc station and the Central Station; in mid-2021, the Deux-Montagnes line will be completely closed.

Laval area

Preferred route – Rush hours (weekdays)

1. Exo rail shuttle from the Sainte-Dorothée or Île-Bigras station to the Bois-Franc station (±15 min)
2. Shuttle 964* STM – Trainbus Bois-Franc/Côte-Vertu (±15 min) (See reverse side for more details)
3. Metro STM from the Côte-Vertu station to the Bonaventure station (±25 min)

SHUTTLE 964 – Trainbus Bois-Franc/Côte-Vertu

  • Service on weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.
  • Travel time of about 15 minutes
  • Route synchronized with the departures and arrivals of the rail shuttle
  • Use of reserved lanes on rue Grenet during rush hours
  • Service with transit priority signals on rue Grenet
  • New platform at the Bois-Franc station to pick-up passengers with 3 buses at a time, through all doors

Service maintained – Off-Peak and weekends

  • Line 26 STL from the Sainte-Dorothée station to the Montmorency terminal2 (±30 min)
  • Line 903 STL from the Sainte-Dorothée station to the Montmorency terminal2 (±50 min)
  • Shared taxibus line T26 with a transfer to line 26 STL (±35 min)
  • +30 minutes between the Montmorency and Bonaventure stations

Notice : The orange line is very busy between the Montmorency and Berri-UQAM stations. Users are encouraged to choose another route.

Consult the Mobility Montréal website for all the mitigation measures put in place to plan your trips for the closure of the Mount Royal Tunnel as of January 2020.


The fare measures for the exo6 Deux-Montagnes line

The rail shuttle between the Deux-Montagnes and the Bois-Franc stations, as well as the shuttle between the Bois-Franc and Côte-Vertu stations, will be free until the commissioning of the REM. No registration is needed to use these shuttles.

The fare measure for the exo6 Deux-Montagnes line is offered only to customers who were registered to the 2018–2019 fare measure as of September 8, 2019. Only yearly subscribers can receive free fares for the first four months of 2020.

Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and subscribed to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program as of September 8, 2019
  • The current subscription has to be changed in the My Account section of the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019, to benefit from the fare measure as of January 2020.
  • Monthly transit fares will be free for the first four months of 2020 (January to April).
  • For the following months, a monthly fare of $86.50 (regular fare) or $52 (student or reduced fare) will be applied.
Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and not subscribed to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program as of September 8, 2019
  • The subscription to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program has to be made in the My Account section of the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019, to benefit from the fare measure as of January 2020.
  • Monthly transit fares will be free for the first four months of 2020 (January to April).
  • For the following months, a monthly fare of $86.50 (regular fare) or $52 (student or reduced fare) will be applied.
Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and using public transit to access stations
  • Users who use public transit in zone 3, 5 or 6 to reach one of the Deux-Montagnes line stations can buy a TRAMREM fare, which gives access to public transit services, for $86.50, as well as obtain free transit fares from January to April 2020 if they subscribe to OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise.
  • OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise subscribers will be able to change their transit fares in their customer account on the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019. Users will have to enter the unique code they received when their transit fare was changed.
Customers who do not want to subscribe to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program
  • These customers can buy a monthly transit fare for $86.50, but will not obtain the four free months.


WHAT IS REM?

The REM is an electric train project that will be deployed on four lines in the metropolitan area: downtown Montreal, South Shore, North Shore, West Island and the airport. It will be integrated with public transportation networks to ensure travel adapted to your daily life. For more details: rem.info