Wheeler (METRORail station)

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Wheeler Station
Light rail, on site bus transfer
Wheeler Station
Station statistics
Address 4500½ Main Street, Houston, TX
University/Blue Line (future)
Connections 1 Hospital, 8 South Main, 25 Richmond, 60 South MacGregor, 65 Bissonnet, 132 Harwin Limited
Structure type At grade
Levels 1
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Bicycle facilities Racks located at station; bicycles allowed on Metrorail during off-peak hours
Other information
Opened January 1, 2004
Electrified 2004
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by METRO
Fare zone 1 Local
Preceding station   METRORail   Following station
toward Fannin South
Red Line
Preceding station   Proposed   Following station
University Line

Wheeler Station is a station on the METRO Red Line in Houston, Texas (USA). The station is located at the intersection of Main Street and Wheeler Street in Midtown.

While construction and funding has not yet been finalized for the METRORail University/Blue Line, transfers between it and the Red Line will occur here when if and when the Blue Line is built.

This is currently the only station in the system that has platforms that face each other.


Coordinates: 29°43′57.98″N 95°23′0.08″W / 29.7327722°N 95.3833556°W / 29.7327722; -95.3833556