Downtown station (Capital MetroRail)

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Downtown-Convention Center
Downtown MetroRail station.JPG
Downtown-Convention Center station
Location401 East Fourth Street
Austin, TX 78701
Owned byCapital Metro
Line(s)
Platformsisland
ConnectionsBus transport 200
Bike transport Waller Creek Greenbelt Trail
Construction
ParkingStreet
Bicycle facilitiesYes (Bikeshare)
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneDowntown-Kramer
History
OpenedMarch 22, 2010[1]
Services
Preceding station   Capital MetroRail   Following station
toward Leander
Red LineTerminus

Downtown (or Downtown-Convention Center) is a Capital MetroRail commuter rail station in Austin, Texas. It is located in Downtown Austin at the corner of Fourth and Neches Street behind the Austin Convention Center. It is the current southern terminus of the Red Line. It is also the smallest Capital MetroRail station.[2]

History[edit]

Construction began in August 2008 and concluded in November of that year.[3] A new, permanent station is being planned for the future.[2]

Bus connections[edit]

  • #4 Montopolis
  • #17 Cesar Chavez
  • #100 MetroAirport Flyer
  • #122 Four Points Limited

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wear, Ben (March 23, 2010). "MetroRail launches with smooth start". Austin American-Statesman. p. A1.
  2. ^ a b "The Making of A New Downtown MetroRail Station". Retrieved September 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "Downtown Station Almost Complete". Capital MetroBlog. Capital Metro. November 25, 2008. Retrieved December 3, 2010.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°15′54″N 97°44′22″W / 30.265012°N 97.739503°W / 30.265012; -97.739503