Fountain Plaza (Metro Rail)

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Fountain Plaza
Buffalo Metro Rail station
Train entering Fountain Plaza
Station statistics
Address 500 block of Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Coordinates 42°53′21.68″N 78°52′21.81″W / 42.8893556°N 78.8727250°W / 42.8893556; -78.8727250
Structure type At-grade
Platforms 2 low-level side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened October 29, 1984
Closed March 30, 2014 (outbound)
July 18, 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
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 in downtown Buffalo, New York located on Main Street, between Huron and Chippewa Streets.

Fountain Plaza serves the northern section of the Buffalo Downtown Central Business District. It now also serves the Buffalo Theater District since the closing of Theater Station located 546 feet north on February 18, 2013.[1] Fountain Plaza is at the north end of the "fare-free" zone, where customers traveling north of Fountain Plaza station are required to have proof-of-payment.

Bus connections[edit]

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

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