Reno-Systémes – Phases 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

Rank 2022


Image Credit: STM

Industry Sector: Transit

Project Type: LRT

Project Value: $2.242 billion

Funding Source: Public

Province: Quebec

City / Region: Montreal

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2022

In the fall of 2014, the board of directors of Société de transport de Montréal (STM) announced that it would invest $582.5 million in the replacement of metro stationary equipment in phase 4 of its Réno-Systèmes program. Construction of the backup control centre building began in August 2021. The Fullum and Towers mechanical ventilation stations are complete and refurbishment of the Lionel-Groulx power station continues as does work on Line 5 to replace the radio-communication system.

Phase 1 ($359.1 million)—the accessibility program strives to improve the physical accessibility of the STM’s infrastructures, facilitate vertical movements, strengthen customer loyalty and improve customer service. The accessibility projects (elevator installation) at seven metro stations should be completed during 2022: Préfontaine, Villa-Maria, Place-des-Arts, Édouard-Montpetit, Angrignon, Jolicoeur and McGill.

Phase 3 ($500 million) objectives are to maintain the integrity of the facilities, improve accessibility and customer safety, optimize investments over time and organize funding so that it is available at the right time to carry out the work. 
Moreover, infrastructure improvements are undertaken with minimal inconvenience to customers. The planned work will target stations and their artworks, entrances, auxiliary structures, tunnels, garages and workshops.

Phase 5 ($800 million) serves to replace and refurbish the metro’s stationary equipment that has reached or exceeded the end of its useful life. The projects are grouped into five categories that outline the scope of the work planned for phase 5: energy; ventilation; motorized facilities, train control and telecommunications and operating process controls (TCPE).

Project Owner: Société de transport de Montréal (STM)

Engineer: Stantec

Other Key Players: Bairn Architecture et Design; Englobe (quality management services); WSP (independent certifier)

2022 Rank: 33

2021 Rank: 78

2020 Rank: 78

2019 Rank: 80

2018 Rank: 81

2017 Rank: 78


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