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New routes in March 2010 - 427 & 747

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Newsflash!!!

New route starting January 2010:

427

As what I can see, the route will start PIE-IX and ST-JOSEPH and will end at GUY-CONCORDIA station.

Edited by SMS
Stupid new forum took out the subtopic title. Thanks a lot Jan.

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Sounds interesting. Given the number, will it be called 427 Express St. Joseph or something? I'm interested to see how this turns out.

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Wow! Maybe a precursor to the diagonal metro line often talked about that would serve Rosemont and the Plateau? This is great... only now we have to see how it will get downtown. Would it get there via R.-Levesque R-BUS lanes? Or go via the Mountain? Or maybe des Pins/Dr. Penfield? It's about time more Express routes were created!

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Newsflash!!!

New route starting January 2010:

427

As what I can see, the route will start PIE-IX and ST-JOSEPH and will end at GUY-CONCORDIA station.

do you have a link to where the stm annonces it?

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I got a copy of the gauche droit for both the 427 and the 747

There is another new route 220 Kieran

See photos below

guide.jpg

220 east

220east.jpg

220 west

220west.jpg

427 east

427east.jpg

427 west

427west.jpg

550 navette canadiens

550navette.jpg

747 east

747east.jpg

747 west

747west.jpg

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I got a copy of the gauche droit for both the 427 and the 747

There is another new route 220 Kieran

See photos below

That is interesting. Thanks for showing us!

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I got a copy of the gauche droit for both the 427 and the 747

There is another new route 220 Kieran

See photos below

220 is NOT new. It's been running for a few years now.

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220 is NOT new. It's been running for a few years now.

A few years?? Maybe over a year but not over two years surely.

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No prob... and no hard feelings of course!!

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See, I wasn't on crack.

I wonder where it would stop in Lachine and if it will have limited stops on Newman.

Hopefully the STM will plan this route properly.

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I went down to the "sushi bar" at Berri today to battle the vulture-like old people for the new Planibus. I did not find any schedules for the 406, 427 or 747 there. When I went to inquire about their availability at the Objets Trouves counter, I was told that these routes would be launching in March 2010 as opposed to January.

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Seven bucks they want for that! This would be our first premium express route in decades.

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"It will be a very nice bus, you'll put your baggage (in a storage area) underneath and you'll get a transfer for the subway," said STM vice-chairperson Marvin Rotrand

Sorry if this is old news, but could this mean they're going to use coach buses? (I would imagine it to be a little tricky making a storage area under an LFS :))

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