The green line has been temporarily closed. The STM tweeted out that service has been interrupted due to an incident. Service is expected to resume by 10:00.
TL;DR The green line has been shut down between Berri and Angrigon due to an undisclosed incident. The service will be interrupted until at least 10:00. We will update this post with more information as it becomes available.
The STM has tweeted out the following, stating that service on the green line has ben temporarily halted.
Arrêt ligne VERTE entre Angrignon et Berri-UQAM. Incident. Reprise prévue vers 9h45. #stminfo O— Ligne Verte (@stm_Verte) February 6, 2019
The STM has just announced in the metro that the service will start again later than expected, at 10:00. We will keep updating this story as more information becomes available.
The STM wants to remind us that there are other metro lines we can use, in case passengers didn't already know this.
[Service disruption] Don’t forget, the Orange line can be used as an alternate means of getting around downtown. For an alternative to the métro: use the trip calculator (untick métro box): https://t.co/ORlkLF0iK0— Ligne Verte (@stm_Verte) February 6, 2019
This interruption is one of many we've seen in recent weeks. There have been numerous instances of metro closures, which have paralysed the sytem for several hours.
Last month, a faulty circuit breaker led to an explosion, which caused a fire underground. Due to this, the blue line was shut for most of the day.