Atwater station

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Atwater
Atwater-Metro-Station.JPG
Location2322, rue Ste-Catherine Ouest and 3015, boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates45°29′23″N 73°35′10″W / 45.48972°N 73.58611°W / 45.48972; -73.58611Coordinates: 45°29′23″N 73°35′10″W / 45.48972°N 73.58611°W / 45.48972; -73.58611
Operated bySociété de transport de Montréal
Connections
Construction
Depth7.6 metres (24 feet 11 inches), 56th deepest
ArchitectDavid, Boulva et Cleve
History
Opened14 October 1966
Traffic
Passengers7,221,968 entrances in 2011, 7th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Angrignon
Green Line

Atwater station is a Montreal Metro station in the borough of Ville-Marie in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Green Line on the border between the city of Westmount and Montreal.[1]

The station opened on October 14, 1966, as part of the original network of the Metro; it was the western terminus of the Green Line until the extension to Angrignon in 1978.

Architecture and art[edit]

Designed by David, Boulva et Cleve, it is a normal side platform station, built in open cut under the De Maisonneuve Boulevard. It has a large mezzanine with ticket barriers on either end. It has underground city connections to Place Alexis Nihon, Westmount Square, and Dawson College.

The station is equipped with MétroVision information screens which display news, commercials, and the time until the next train.

Station entrance on the southeasterly corner of Atwater Avenue and Saint Catherine Street

Origin of the name[edit]

This station is named for Atwater Avenue, named for Edwin Atwater (1808–1874), a municipal alderman of the district of Saint-Antoine. The street was named for him in 1871.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal
Route
Autobusmontréal.svg 15 Sainte-Catherine
Autobusmontréal.svg 57 Pointe-Saint-Charles
Autobusmontréal.svg 63 Girouard
Autobusmontréal.svg 90 Saint-Jacques
Autobusmontréal.svg 104 Cavendish
Autobusmontréal.svg 108 Bannantyne
Autobusmontréal.svg 138 Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
Autobusmontréal.svg 144 Avenue Des Pins
Autobusmontréal.svg 150 René-Lévesque
S-nuit.gif 350 Verdun/LaSalle
S-nuit.gif 354 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue/Downtown
S-nuit.gif 355 Pie-IX
S-nuit.gif 356 Lachine/Montreal-Trudeau/Des Sources
S-nuit.gif 358 Sainte-Catherine
S-nuit.gif 360 Avenue des Pins
S-nuit.gif 364 Sherbrooke/Joseph-Renaud
S-nuit.gif 369 Côte-des-Neiges
S-nuit.gif 371 Décarie
S-nuit.gif 376 Pierrefonds/Downtown

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Connected via the underground city[edit]

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