Lucien L'Allier
Plaque in memory of Lucien L'Allier. 'Director of Public Works for the city of Montreal, CEO of the Commission de transport de la communauté urbaine de Montréal, he was from the beginning the master of works on the metro, showing himself to be an excellent public officer and a faithful servant of his fellow citizens.'
Rue Lucien-L'Allier. Lucien L'Allier (1909-1978), engineer and director of public works for the City of Montreal, was the chief engineer for the construction of Île Notre-Dame and the enlargement of Île Sainte-Hélène for Expo 67. He also served as the president of the Montreal Transit Commission starting in 1964, and of the Montreal Urban Community Transit Commission from its creation in 1970. During his tenure, he served as chief engineer for the initial network of the metro. Due to his vital contributions to the urban fabric of Montreal, the rue de l'Aqueduc north of rue St-Jacques was renamed in his honour, so as to permit this station (planned as Aqueduc) to take his name as well. A commemorative plaque has been installed in the metro station to his memory.

On 1 January 2002, Terminus Windsor, the commuter train station connected to this metro station, was renamed Gare Lucien-L'Allier. This measure was taken to avoid confusion with Gare Windsor, an architectural monument that no longer serves train traffic.

Name during planning phase: Aqueduc.

27,1 m deep
(3rd deepest station)
Note. The two stations deeper than this, Berri-UQAM and Charlevoix, both have additional platforms that are shallower than this station's two platforms.
1 341 385 entrances in 2006
(54th busiest station)

To Georges-Vanier:
To Bonaventure:
530,60 metres
381,60 metres

This station was originally supposed to be decorated with a large mobile, but this plan was withdrawn for safety reasons.

The Montreal version of the game Mornington Crescent is centred around (and named) Lucien-L'Allier.

Architectural rendering of the station's kiosk:

Architectural rendering of the station kiosk

Image l-lallier.jpg courtesy of the City of Montreal, Gestion des documents et archives (Z-863).
Image artimp.jpg from BTM fiche on Lucien-L'Allier station.