Metro running again after smoke fills De L'Eglise station


Large sections of two Montreal Metro lines were shut down, but quickly reopened, after smoke filled De L'Eglise station on Tuesday afternoon.

Around 1:30, the agency tweeted that the Orange line was closed between Snowdon and Bonaventure stations. The Green line was shut down between Angrignon and Berri-UQAM. 

Metro users had been evactuated from LaSalle Metro station and an STM fire response team arrived at De L'Eglise station.

Service began to resume just before 2 p.m.

[Métro service status] ��✅ Service is gradually resuming on @stm_Verte and @stm_Orange. Thank you for your understanding.

— STM (@stminfo) December 31, 2019