Bell station (METRORail)

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Bell Station
Location Main Street; Between Clay & Bell and Bell & Leeland
Coordinates 29°45′13.06″N 95°22′3.3″W / 29.7536278°N 95.367583°W / 29.7536278; -95.367583Coordinates: 29°45′13.06″N 95°22′3.3″W / 29.7536278°N 95.367583°W / 29.7536278; -95.367583
Owned by METRO
Line(s) HoustonMetroRedLine.svg Red Line
Platforms Split Island
Tracks Two
Construction
Parking Nearby Public Pay Parking (Not Part of METRO)
Bicycle facilities Adjacent sidewalk racks, Bicycles allowed on train during off peak times (Weekdays: 9am-3pm & 8pm-Close; Weekends: All Times).
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened January 1, 2004
Services
Preceding station   HoustonMetroLogoOnly.svg METRORail   Following station
toward Fannin South
Red Line

Bell station is a METRORail light rail station in Houston, Texas. The station was opened on January 1, 2004[1] and is operated by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO). It is located at the intersection of Main Street and Bell Street in Downtown Houston. This is the fourth station heading south along the rail line.

Points of interest[edit]

Within several blocks of either platform is the new retail, office & dining complex called GreenStreet. International corporations including Chevron & ExxonMobil also have office buildings within walking distance. It is also the closest stop to the Toyota Center (where the NBA basketball team Houston Rockets play) which is 3 to 4 blocks away.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wall, Lucas (January 1, 2004). "Main Street light rail; New ride for the new year; Festivals mark inaugural day for Metro train". The Houston Chronicle. p. A1.