Government Plaza station

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Government Plaza
Hiawatha Line-Government Plaza.jpg
Location 352 South 5th Street
Coordinates 44°58′36″N 93°15′57″W / 44.9768°N 93.2658°W / 44.9768; -93.2658Coordinates: 44°58′36″N 93°15′57″W / 44.9768°N 93.2658°W / 44.9768; -93.2658
Owned by Metro Transit
Platforms Side platforms
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone Downtown zone
Opened June 26, 2004
Preceding station   Metro Transit   Following station
toward Target Field
Blue Line
Green Line
toward Union Depot
A Blue Line train bound for Target Field

The Government Plaza station is a light rail station on the Blue Line and Green Line in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

This station is located on 5th Street South, between 3rd and 4th Avenues South in Minneapolis. This is a side-platform station. Service began at this station when the Blue Line opened on June 26, 2004.

To retain a pleasant view of the Minneapolis City Hall from the adjacent plaza area, the shelters at this station are spaced widely apart, at each end of the long platform. This is the only segment of the line downtown along 5th Street where there is not a roadway for automobiles running next to the rails.

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