Montreal Metro AZUR Car Purchase and Replacement

Rank 2022


Image Credit: STM

Industry Sector: Transit

Project Type: LRT

Project Value: $2.7031 bilion

Funding Source: Public

Provincial Funding: $2.7031 billion

Province: Quebec

City / Region: Montréal

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2022

The Société de transport de Montréal, with support from the Government of Québec, continues to invest in the replacement of new AZUR métro cars for the Montréal transit network. To date, 68 of 71 AZUR trains have been delivered to STM. As part of the 2018 announcement, the Government of Canada provided an investment of over $215 million. The remaining part of this additional fleet upgrade, over $580 million, is being provided by STM and the Government of Quebec. The project includes the acquisition of 71 Azur trains (639 metro cars total), maintenance depot refurbishing and recycling of 44 old trains (396 metro cars).

Project Owner: Société de transport de Montréal (STM)

Engineer: AECOM

Vehicle Supplier Names: Bombardier, Alstom (joint venture vehicle supplier)

2022 Rank: 29

2021 Rank: 25


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