Fountain Plaza (Metro Rail)

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Fountain Plaza
Buffalo Metro Rail station
Fountain Plaza Station.jpg
The Fountain Plaza station in December 2014.
Station statistics
Address 500 block of Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Coordinates 42°53′22″N 78°52′23″W / 42.88944°N 78.87306°W / 42.88944; -78.87306Coordinates: 42°53′22″N 78°52′23″W / 42.88944°N 78.87306°W / 42.88944; -78.87306
Line(s)
Structure type At-grade
Platforms 2 low-level side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened October 9, 1984
Closed March 30, 2014 (outbound)
July 17, 2014 (inbound)
Rebuilt July 21, 2014 (outbound)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Fare zone Free fare (southbound)
Paid fare (northbound)
Formerly Huron
Services
Preceding station   NFTA   Following station
Metro Rail
toward University
(Closed February 18, 2013)
toward University

Fountain Plaza (formerly Huron) is a Buffalo Metro Rail station located in the 500 block of Main Street between Huron and Chippewa Streets that serves the northern section of the Buffalo Downtown Central Business District and the Buffalo Theater District since the permanent closing of Theater Station located 546 feet north. Fountain Plaza is at the north end of the Free Fare Zone, where customers traveling north are required to have proof-of-payment.

Bus routes serving Fountain Plaza Station

  • At West Chippewa and Pearl Streets (heading south only):
    • 7 Baynes-Richmond (inbound)
    • 8 Main (inbound)
    • 64 Lockport (inbound)
    • 66 Williamsville
    • 67 Cleveland Hill
    • 81 Eastside (inbound)
    • 204 Airport-Downtown Express
  • At East Chippewa and Washington Streets (heading south only):
    • 74 Hamburg

Notable places nearby

Fountain Plaza Station is located near:

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