17 additional AZUR trains: good news for STM customers

Press release

The STM welcomes the acquisition of 17 additional AZUR trains that will be used on the métro green line.

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) welcomes today’s joint announcement by the Québec and Ottawa governments as well as the City of Montréal to finalize the acquisition of 17 additional AZUR trains. The order is in keeping with the scenario proposed by the STM to reflect its operational reality.

The first train is due to for delivery in the spring of 2020.

“The arrival of these additional trains will allow us to considerably enhance our customers’ travel experience, as eventually, 90% of trains running on the Green line will  be AZUR trains. Users will benefit from modern, high-performance and more comfortable trains with 8% more space and improved ventilation,” says Philippe Schnobb, Chairman of the STM Board of Directors.