Trans Québec and Maritimes (TQM) Pipeline

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Trans Québec and Maritimes (TQM) Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline runs from Quebec City, Quebec, to East Hereford, Quebec.

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Project Details

  • Operator: TQM Pipeline
  • Parent Company: TransCanada (50%), Gaz Metro (50%)
  • Current capacity: 800 Million cubic feet per day
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 355.5 miles / 572 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1982


Trans Québec and Maritimes (TQM) Pipeline is operated by TQM Pipeline, which is jointly owned by TransCanada (50%) and Gaz Metro (50%).[2] The pipeline connects the Montreal to Quebec City corridor.


In January 2001 an explosion at the East Hereford, PQ, compressor station injured one person and destroyed a building.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. Trans Québec and Maritimes (TQM) Pipeline , Canada NEB, accessed September 2017
  2. About TQM Pipeline, TQM Pipeline, accessed January 2018
  3. TQM Explosion Injures One, Impacts PNGTS, Natural Gas Intelligence, Jan. 2, 2001

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