Green line resumes service after hours of interruption due to gas leak near metro

A Montreal metro sign. (File: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

Service has resumed on the green line of the Montreal metro after a gas leak near Atwater Ave. and de Maisonneuve Blvd. caused an interruption that the STM that lasted until 2 p.m.

The line was closed between the Angrignon and Berri-UQAM stops, the transit agency said around 10:30 a.m. 

Service gradually resuming on the GREEN line. #stminfo M

— Ligne Verte (@stm_Verte) October 6, 2020

Service is currently resuming but trains are not stopping at the Atwater station. 

The Montreal fire department said a pipe was hit in the area during construction at around 9:30 a.m. 

It also caused the evacuation of Dawson College. 

Fuite de gaz – ATWATER / MAISONNEUVE – Première alarme – Coupure de courant possible. Merci d’éviter le secteur. pic.twitter.com/tAv92wi6wx

— Sécurité incendieMTL (@MTL_SIM) October 6, 2020

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