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Philippe Couillard wants a rapid transit system to connect Quebec City and Montreal

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DH Montreal Staff Nov 27, 2017 8:44 am 141

Premier Philippe Couillard said he wants to build a rapid transit system between Montreal and Quebec City.

According to CBC, Couillard made the comments on Sunday at the Liberal Party convention.

Couillard said he wants to build a “revolutionary” way of travelling between Quebec and Montreal.

The premier did not specify what kind of transit system he preferred but he did mention that he liked the idea of a high-speed monorail.

The proposed monorail system comes from an idea by Dr. Pierre Couture. The electric train can travel at speeds up to 250 km/h and would be able to transport 60 to 75 passengers per car.

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DH Montreal Staff

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