The Brickell Station is one of the changeover
stations for the Miami-Dade Metrorail and
Metromover. The station is located in the
western Brickell district and services the
Downtown Miami area. The Metrorail took its
maiden voyage on May 20, 1984.
The Metrorail currently operates on over 22
miles of rapid transit lines
with 9 crossovers.
The Miami-Dade Metrorail is the only metro in
The service is limited, but all popular
destinations can be reached by metro. The
elevated rail lines run from Dadeland South
north to Overtown/Arena Stations.
The Miami-Dade Metrorail is the most reliable
forms of transportation in the area due to
increasing traffic from the expansion. The
Metrorail starts its first trip at 5 a.m. and
runs its last trip of the night at 12a.m.
You don’t have to worry about checking a time
schedule because the transit runs every six
minutes on the weekdays at rush hour.
It takes a
few minutes longer at midday and evening, but if
you just show a little bit of patience you will
hear the tracks buzzing before you know it.
The city’s transit system also connects into the
Metromover system at two locations and the
Tri-Rail station that connects to the suburbs as
Each passenger carrying car can
accommodate around 160 people comfortably.
Normally five or six of the cars are attached
together to form one
long train. Every platform
in the Miami-Dade Metrorail was built large
enough to allow passengers to load/unload
efficiently/The unused cars also have
their own “train dock”
at the Palmetto Yard. The Yard can hold up to
136 cars at any given time. This is where all
maintenance and repair takes place.
There are a total of twenty-two operable
stations grouped together to be called the Green
Line. The Green Line has stations in Palmetto,
Okeechobee, Hialeah, Northside, Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. Plaza, Brownsville, Earlington
Heights, Allapattah, Santa Clara, Civic Center,
Culmer, Historic Overtown, Government Center,
Vizcaya, Coconut Grove, Douglas Road,
University, South Miami, Dadeland North,
Dadeland South, Tri-Rail, and the Brickell
A new Orange Line has been approved with
fourteen new stations.and is currently under
construction. Miami-Dade County expects the
project to be finished within the next eight or
nine years. When the new line becomes active it
will provide a faster way for people to travel
to heavily crowded areas such as the Miami
Dolphins Stadium and the Miami International