Seneca station (Buffalo Metro Rail)

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Buffalo Metro Rail station
Seneca Street Station - December 2014.jpg
Seneca station's inbound platform, with the outbound platform in the background
Location 200 block of Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Coordinates 42°52′52″N 78°52′33″W / 42.88111°N 78.87583°W / 42.88111; -78.87583Coordinates: 42°52′52″N 78°52′33″W / 42.88111°N 78.87583°W / 42.88111; -78.87583
Owned by Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Platforms 2 low-level side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections at Buffalo–Exchange Street station
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone Free fare
Opened October 9, 1984
Preceding station   NFTA   Following station
Metro Rail
toward University

Seneca is a Buffalo Metro Rail station located in the 200 block of Main Street between Seneca and Swan Streets in the Free Fare Zone, which allows passengers free travel between Erie Canal Harbor station and Fountain Plaza station. Passengers continuing northbound past Fountain Plaza are required to provide proof-of-payment. Seneca station is one of only two stations that are the closest to the Amtrak Exchange Street station located on Exchange Street (just east of Washington Street) beneath Interstate 190 (the other being Erie Canal Harbor station, located 1,584 feet south).

Bus routes serving Seneca station[edit]

In addition to the numerous intercity bus lines serving the Buffalo Metropolitan Transportation Center, the following NFTA bus routes provide service to Seneca station:

  • At Seneca and Main Streets:
    • 60 Niagara Falls (inbound)
    • 61 North Tonawanda (inbound)
    • 64 Lockport (inbound)
    • 66 Williamsville
    • 67 Cleveland Hill
    • 68 George Urban (inbound)
    • 69 Alden (outbound)
    • 79 Tonawanda (inbound)
    • 81 Eastside (inbound)
    • 204 Downtown/Airport Express (inbound)
  • At Seneca and Pearl Streets:
    • 8 Main (inbound)
    • 64 Lockport (outbound)
    • 70 East Aurora (inbound)
    • 72 Orchard Park (inbound)
    • 74 Hamburg (outbound)
    • 75 West Seneca (outbound)
    • 76 Lotus Bay (outbound)
  • At Seneca and Washington Streets:
    • 6 Sycamore
    • 8 Main (outbound)
    • 14 Abbott
    • 16 South Park
    • 24 Genesee
    • 36 Hamburg
    • 61 North Tonawanda (outbound)
    • 68 George Urban (outbound)
    • 70 East Aurora (outbound)
    • 72 Orchard Park (outbound)
    • 79 Tonawanda (outbound)

Notable places nearby[edit]

Seneca station is located near:

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