Preston (METRORail station)

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Preston
MetroRail at Preston Station.jpg
Station statistics
Address Main Street; Between Congress & Preston and Preston & Prairie
Line(s)
Platforms Split Island
Tracks Two
Parking Not Available
Bicycle facilities Adjacent sidewalk racks, Bicycles allowed on train during off peak times (Weekdays: 9am-3pm & 8pm-Close; Weekends: All Times).
Other information
Opened January 1, 2004
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by METRO
Services
Preceding station   METRORail   Following station
toward Fannin South
Red Line

Preston is a station on the METRORail Red Line in Houston, Texas (USA). The station is located at Main Street and Preston Street in Downtown Houston. This was the 2nd station heading south along the rail line, but the rail has expanded further north as of spring, 2014. . This station is located in the Northern, Historic part of Downtown Houston.

Points of interest[edit]

Attractions located within a short walk of the station include:

Listed below are in the Houston Theater District

The following court buildings are within walking distance:

  • Harris County Civil Courts
  • Harris County Family Courts
  • Harris County Juvenile Courts
  • Harris County Criminal Courts

Hotels[edit]

  • Hotel Icon
  • The Magnolia Hotel
  • Hotel Alden
  • The Lancaster

Restaurants[edit]

  • Goro N Gun
  • Mia Bella

Bars[edit]

  • Little Dipper
  • Captain Foxheart's Bad News Bar
  • Pastry War
  • Notsouh
  • Dean's
  • Okra Charity Bar
  • Clutch City Squire

Connecting Bus Routes[edit]

The following bus route numbers connect to Preston Station[1]

LOCAL: 1 Hospital, 3 Langley/West Gray, 5 Kashmere Gardens/Southmore, 6 Jensen/Tanglewood, 9 North Main/Gulfton, 11 Almeda/Nance, 15 Fulton, 20 Canal/Long Point Limited, 24 Northline, 30 Clinton/Cullen, 44 Acres Homes Limited, 52 Hirsch/Scott, 53 Briar Forest, 56 Airline Limited, 60 South MacGregor, 66 Yale, 77 Liberty/MLK, 78 Alabama/Irvington, 79 West Little York Limited, 80 Dowling/Lyons, 82 Westheimer, 85 Antoine.

LIMITED: 102 Bush IAH Limited, 108 Veterans Memorial Limited, 137 Northshore Limited, 163 Fondren Limited.

COMMUTER: 202 Kuykendahl, 204 Spring, 209 North Corridor Combined, 212 Seton Lake, 221 Kingsland, 244 Monroe, 246 Bay Area, 247 Fuqua, 249 Gulf Corridor Combined, 255 Kingwood, 256 Eastex, 257 Townsen, 259 Eastex Corridor Combined, 262 Westwood, 265 West Bellfort, 269 Southwest Corridor Combined.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Ridemetro.org

Coordinates: 29°45′42.75″N 95°21′39.43″W / 29.7618750°N 95.3609528°W / 29.7618750; -95.3609528