1. Latest Update of REM:
Time line of REM:
Phase 1- April 2016: The REM is presented for the first time
April 22, 2016: CDPQ Infra presented the REM to the public, for the very first time. A look back at 5 years of change and progress in a project that is coming to fruition.
Phase 2- November 2016: Downtown stations confirmed.
On November 25, 2016, a commitment from Caisse Desjardins, the Quebec Government and Ville de Montréal allowed confirmation of the construction of three stations: Édouard-Montpetit, McGill and previously called Bassin Peel station, in Griffintown.
Phase 3 – 2018 – Confirmation of selected consortia and groundbreaking
In February 2018, as the two consortia (NouvLR and GPMM) that will build and operate the project were confirmed, the REM logo was presented to the public for the first time.
On April 12, 2018, construction was launched with a groundbreaking ceremony. Construction began on the South Shore, on the Deux-Montagne’s branch and at Édouard-Montpetit.
2019: Work gets underway
First stations started at South shore.
Phase 4- 2020: Station names confirmed.
In February 2020, the station toponymy became official. Eight stations would change their names:
- Rive-Sud Station became the Brossard Station
- Mont-Royal Station became the Ville-de-Mont-Royal Station
- Correspondance A40 Station became the Côte-de-Liesse Station
- Technoparc Station became the Marie-Curie Station
- Aéroport-Montréal-Trudeau Station became the YUL-Aéroport-Montréal-Trudeau Station
- Roxboro-Pierrefonds Station became the Pierrefonds-Roxboro Station
- Pointe-Claire Station became the Fairview-Pointe-Claire Station
- Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Station became the Anse-à-l’Orme Station
Phase 5: 2020: Griffintown-Bernard-Landry Station unveiled.
In the summer of 2020, the Bassin Peel Station was renamed the Griffintown Bernard-Landry Station, and its location was made official. The following map became the final map for the REM project:
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