Watery Stretch, Main St.

There are sixteen stops on METRORail.  Traveling the entire run between UH - Downtown and Fannin South takes 32 minutes.

At Main Street Square the platforms for each direction are separated by more than a full intervening block; between Lamar and McKinney the rails are elevated over shallow pools of water.  Spraying jets rise periodically; at times up when trains are not present, they reach  a considerable height.  This is likely something unique for light rail in this country. 

Broad abutting sidewalks allow for pedestrian passage, but non-rail vehicular traffic is not permitted here. 

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