Special Events station

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Special Events
Buffalo Metro Rail station
Special Events Station - July 2016.jpg
Special Events station with HarborCenter in the background.
Location Main and Perry Streets
Buffalo, New York 14203
Coordinates 42°52′35.98″N 78°52′38.68″W / 42.8766611°N 78.8774111°W / 42.8766611; -78.8774111
Owned by Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Platforms 1 low-level side platform
Tracks 2
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone Free fare
Opened 1985
Previous names Arena
Preceding station   NFTA   Following station
Terminus Metro Rail
toward University
External image
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.

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