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Encanto/Central Avenue station

Encanto/Central Avenue
Metro light rail station
Heard Museum Station during the light rail's grand opening on December 28, 2008
Other namesHeard Museum
LocationCentral Avenue and Encanto Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona
Coordinates33°28′25″N 112°4′25.50″W / 33.47361°N 112.0737500°W
Owned byValley Metro
Operated byValley Metro Rail
Platforms1 island platform
Connections Valley Metro Bus: 0, 512, 570, 582, 590 [1]
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessYes[2]
Other information
Station code10009[3]
OpenedDecember 28, 2008
Preceding station   VMR   Following station
Valley Metro Rail

Encanto/Central Avenue (also known as Heard Museum) is a light rail station on Valley Metro Rail in uptown Phoenix, Arizona, United States. It is the ninth stop southbound and the twenty-first stop northbound on the initial 20 mile starter line. The station is located on Central Avenue north of Encanto Boulevard directly in front of the Tapestry on Central condominium complex. The Heard Museum is located across the street from this station.


Station art

The Central/Encanto station features art by Jamex & Einar de la Torre from San Diego, California.[4]


Weekday Rail Passengers[5]
Year In Out Average Daily In Average Daily Out
2009 122,26 116,284 481 458
2010 123,68 122,184 489 483

Notable places nearby


  1. ^ "Valley Metro Bus Book Online" . 2008-07-28. Archived from the original on 2008-09-01. Retrieved 2008-09-01.
  2. ^ "Accessibility" . Valley Metro. 2015. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "Valley Metro Rail" . Valley Metro. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  4. ^ http://www.valleymetro.org/METRO_light_rail/How_to_Ride/Stations/Encanto%20and%20Central.htm, retrieved 8 December 2006
  5. ^ "2010 Ridership by Station" (PDF). 1-4-2011. Retrieved 2011-09-28. Check date values in: |date= (help)

External links

Categories: Valley Metro Rail stations in Phoenix, Arizona | Railway stations in the United States opened in 2008 | 2008 establishments in Arizona | Western United States railway station stubs | Arizona transportation stubs | Phoenix, Arizona building and structure stubs

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