Fête nationale Celebrations Modifications to bus and métro service
Fête nationale Celebrations
Modifications to bus and métro service
Montreal, June 20, 2008 – The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) reminds transit users that on Tuesday, June 24, some bus routes will be modified:
27 – Boulevard St-Joseph, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.;
47 – Masson, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.;
97 – Mont-Royal, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.;
132 – Viau, from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.;
139 – Pie-IX, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.;
185 – Sherbrooke, from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.;
197 – Rosemont; from 3:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
In addition, because of the Saint-Jean parade, the 24 – Sherbrooke, 29 – Rachel, 67 – Saint-Michel and 94 – d’Iberville bus routes will be deviated between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. As for the 97 – Mont-Royal, 139 – Pie IX and 185 – Sherbrooke routes, they will be deviated between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Trains will be added on the métro’s 1 – Green and 2 – Orange lines in the afternoon and evening to meet demand. Throughout the day on June 24, service on the 4 – Yellow line will be provided with nine-car trains. As the numerous Fête nationale activities generally result in increased ridership in the métro, bicycles will not be permitted at any time that day. To avoid line-ups after these events, the STM recommends that transit users purchase their return fare ahead of time and avoid waiting in line.
When planning their transportation during the Fête nationale holiday, transit users should consult their Planibus or Infobus panel, or call A-U-T O-B-U-S
(514 288-6287) for bus schedules at their stop. For other information, including travel directions, please call STM-INFO (514 786-4636). Bus timetables updated according to daily events are now available up to seven days in advance from the STM website at www.stm.info, as well as more useful transit information.
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