Hermann Park / Rice University (METRORail station)

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Hermann Park/Rice U
HermannPark-Rice Station.jpg
Location Fannin Street @ Sunset Boulevard, Houston
Coordinates 29°43′12.06″N 95°23′36.81″W / 29.7200167°N 95.3935583°W / 29.7200167; -95.3935583
Owned by METRO
Line(s) HoustonMetroRedLine.svg Red Line
Platforms Island
Tracks two
Disabled access Yes
Opened January 1, 2004[1]
Preceding station   HoustonMetroLogoOnly.svg METRORail   Following station
toward Fannin South
Red Line

Hermann Park/Rice U is an island platformed METRORail light rail station in Houston, Texas, United States. The station was opened on January 1, 2004, and is operated by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO). Located in Hermann Park, it is located at the intersection of Fannin Street and Sunset Boulevard. The station also serves Rice University. Adjacent to this station is a station for the Hermann Park train, that offers transportation and sightseeing throughout the park.


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