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Montreal's STM Green Metro Line Has Been Shut Down, Here's Why

There is now a shuttle running between Berri and Honoré-Beaugrand
Montreal's STM Green Metro Line Has Been Shut Down, Here's Why

According to the STM service updates website, service on the Green line will be down until 9 AM.

A power failure is the apparent cause, but there are few other details.

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TLDR: The entire Green line is down because of an apparent power failure. Service is so far projected to resume at 9 AM. No details on the cause of the power failure.

Shutdown GREEN line between Berri-UQAM and H-Beaugrand. Power failure. Service expected to resume at 9:00. #stminfo G

April 3, 2019

The STM tweeted the above notice to passengers at 8:29 AM, meaning they anticipate needing half an hour to right the electrical error that caused the power failure. 

Given the length of the shutdown, it likely more than just a tripped breaker. 

Via STM

Oui, un service provisoire métro est en cours sur ce tronçon entre Berri-UQAM et Angrignon.

April 3, 2019

If we come across more details we'll update you when we can. 

UPDATE: The STM has sent out this tweet for passengers:

[Temporary bus service] Temporary bus service is being deployed between Berri-UQAM and Honoré-Beaugrand. You can find the bus stop localization on the neighbourhood map displayed in all Metro Stations. https://t.co/51WrxCYjSl

April 3, 2019

A shuttle will be running between Berri and Honoré-Beaugrand while the Green line is down. 

UPDATE: Service is gradually resuming on the Green line, according to the STM.

The service is gradually resuming. The interval between the trains will therefore gradually return to normal.

April 3, 2019

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