The Stations

Canora (2024)

The Canora station replaces the train station with the same name. Formerly known as "Portal Heights," it was renamed in 1995 as a nod to Canadian Northern Railway, which built the original station and the Mont-Royal Tunnel. Canora is a portmanteau of CAnadian NOrthern RAilway.

The Canora station is located between Canora Road and Dunkirk Road, at the entrance of the Mont-Royal Tunnel, below Jean-Talon Street West. It is accessible via two entrances on either side of the railway track:

  • East side: New pedestrian sidewalk where Canora Road meets up with Jean-Talon Street
  • West side: New pedestrian sidewalk where Dunkirk Road meets up with Kirkfield Avenue


  • Start of construction: Summer 2018
  • Height of the station: 6.4 m from street level
  • Length of each platform: 80 m
  • Planned public square in front of the station entrance
Frequency once the network is fully commissioned
  • Peak hours: 2.5 minutes
  • Off-peak hours: 5 minutes
Travel times
  • Brossard: 24 minutes
  • Central Station: 7 minutes
  • McGill: 6 minutes
  • Édouard-Montpetit: 2 minutes
  • Bois-Franc: 9 minutes
  • YUL-Aéroport-Montréal-Trudeau: 19 minutes*
  • Anse-à-l'Orme: 27 minutes*
  • Deux-Montagnes: 27 minutes*

*To get to this station, you must check the final destination before boarding the REM at Canora station.