Bell (METRORail station)

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For bells used by Japanese officials, see Station bell.
Bell Station
Location Main Street; Between Clay & Bell and Bell & Leeland
Coordinates 29°45′13.06″N 95°22′3.3″W / 29.7536278°N 95.367583°W / 29.7536278; -95.367583Coordinates: 29°45′13.06″N 95°22′3.3″W / 29.7536278°N 95.367583°W / 29.7536278; -95.367583
Owned by METRO
Line(s) HoustonMetroRedLine.svg Red Line
Platforms Split Island
Tracks Two
Parking Nearby Public Pay Parking (Not Part of METRO)
Bicycle facilities Adjacent sidewalk racks, Bicycles allowed on train during off peak times (Weekdays: 9am-3pm & 8pm-Close; Weekends: All Times).
Disabled access Yes
Opened January 1, 2004
Preceding station   HoustonMetroLogoOnly.svg METRORail   Following station
toward Fannin South
Red Line

Bell is an island platformed METRORail light rail station in Houston, Texas, United States. The station was opened on January 1, 2004[1] and is operated by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO). Located in Downtown Houston this station is located at the intersection of Main Street and Bell Street. This is the 4th station heading south along the rail line.

Points of interest[edit]

Within several blocks of either platform is the new retail, office & dining complex called GreenStreet. International corporations including Chevron & ExxonMobil also have office buildings within walking distance. It is also the closest stop to the Toyota Center (where the NBA basketball team Houston Rockets play) which is 3 to 4 blocks away.

Connecting Bus Routes[edit]

Although some buses run North and South along the streets of Milam, Travis, Fannin, and San Jacinto, there are no bus routes that officially connect at Bell Station.


  1. ^ Wall, Lucas (January 1, 2004). "Main Street light rail; New ride for the new year; Festivals mark inaugural day for Metro train". The Houston Chronicle. p. A1.