Central Station (Houston)
Northbound Red Line train at Central Station
|Line(s)|| Red Line|
|Platforms||Red Line: 1 island platform,|
Green & Purple Lines: side platforms on Rusk and Capitol Streets
|Tracks||2 Red Line |
2 Green & Purple Line
|Bicycle facilities||sidewalk racks|
|Opened||February 18, 2015 (Red Line)|
May 23, 2015 (Green and Purple Lines)
The Red Line is served by an island platform along Main Street between Capitol Street and Rusk Street, and officially referred to as Central Station Main. At the time of construction for the Green and Purple Line, the Red Line platform for the station was an infill along the existing line.
Trains served by the Green and Purple Lines eastbound utilize a side platform on Capitol Street between Fannin Street and San Jacinto Street (officially referred to as Central Station Capitol), and westbound trains serve a side platform on Rusk Street between Fannin Street and San Jacinto Street (officially referred to as Central Station Rusk).
Points of interest
Destinations located within a short walk of the station include:
- The Downtown Aquarium
- Bayou Place
- Alley Theatre
- The Wortham Theater
- Minute Maid Park
- Jones Hall
- Club Quarters Hotel
- JW Marriott Downtown Houston
- Bombay Indian Grill
- Cafe Express
- Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
- Sunny's Bar
- "Central Station Main to Open for METRORail Passengers". 16 February 2015. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
- "Media Invited to Get On Board METRO's New Light Rail Lines". 17 April 2015. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
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