Five West End REM Stations revealed
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Five West End REM Stations revealed

The REM recently revealed their designs for the Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Laval and North Shore stations – and this week we offer you information on five stations under construction in the West End of the Montreal Island. There is still much work to do, but progression continues and the project is slowly materializing. Transport has come a…

After large controversy the new REM Griffintown station has a name

After large controversy the new REM Griffintown station has a name

REM Griffintown station- It is curious how the official communique issued by REM and the City of Montreal presented the naming of the future station located near the Peel Basin. The naming of that station had been left in suspense after the mayor’s proposal of adding “Bernard Landry” to that of Griffintown was met with…

REM stations and train frequency times (video)
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REM stations and train frequency times (video)

Construction on the REM worksites were shutdown on March 24th 2020, due to directives from the Quebec government concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. Since work resumed on May 11th, the project has been steadily moving forward. Even with protective measures in place, workers are managing to make significant progress in many areas. The vast undertaking of…

REM Trudeau Airport station and travel times
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REM Trudeau Airport station and travel times

The ceremonial groundbreaking for the REM at Montreal-Trudeau Airport took place last July and excavation for the underground station is one of the first steps towards its progress. As part of a $250 million redevelopment project, being paid for by the Airport, the parking complex is being rebuilt and workers will soon be digging close…

REM stations universal access for people with reduced mobility
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REM stations universal access for people with reduced mobility

Unlike many other transportation projects that were built in Montreal, the REM stations have been designed to meet the needs of people with reduced mobility right from the start. Not only will the stations be able to accommodate those in wheel chairs or electric wheelchairs, but also people who are visually impaired – as well…

Meet the REM Fairview Pointe-Claire station (video + photos)
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Meet the REM Fairview Pointe-Claire station (video + photos)

REM Fairview Pointe-Claire station – Anyone who has driven along the West Island sector of highway 40 in the past couple of years has seen the different stages of construction for the REM (Reseau Express Metropolitain), especially near the area of the Fairview Pointe-Claire mall, where one of the stations is located. They have witnessed…