Special Events station
|Buffalo Metro Rail station|
Special Events station with HarborCenter in the background.
|Location||Main and Perry Streets
Buffalo, New York 14203
|Owned by||Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority|
|Platforms||1 low-level side platform|
|Fare zone||Free fare|
|Train at the station at night. The Buffalo Skyway is seen in the background.|
Special Events (formerly Arena) is the southernmost station in the Buffalo Metro Rail system located at the corner of Main and Perry 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 have proof-of-payment. Special Events station is located next to the KeyBank Center, which it serves immediately before and after an event. If there is no event at KeyBank Center, Erie Canal Harbor station serves as the southern terminus. The tracks continue to the NFTA Rail Maintenance Yard.
Notable places nearby
- KeyBank Center (formerly First Niagara Center, HSBC Arena, Marine Midland Arena and Crossroads Arena)
- Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
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