9th Street-Congress Street (HBLR station)

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9th Street
Congress Street
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Station platforms with elevator to Jersey City Heights
Station statistics
Address Ninth & Jackson Streets
Hoboken, NJ
Coordinates 40°44′55″N 74°02′19″W / 40.7487°N 74.0387°W / 40.7487; -74.0387Coordinates: 40°44′55″N 74°02′19″W / 40.7487°N 74.0387°W / 40.7487; -74.0387
Line(s)
Connections NJT Bus NJT Bus: 85, 87, 89 and, 123
(on Congress Street)
22, 84, and 86
(on Palisade Avenue)
NJT Bus Red & Tan in Hudson County: 10/99S
(on Palisade Avenue)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened September 7, 2004
Electrified 750 V (DC) overhead catenary
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Fare zone 1
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 211,120 Increase 24%
Services
Preceding station   Hudson–Bergen Light Rail   Following station
West Side–Tonnelle
toward Hoboken
Hoboken–Tonnelle

9th Street-Congress Street is a station on the Hudson–Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) operated by New Jersey Transit which opened on September 7, 2004. Located at Ninth Street, west of Jackson Street, in Hoboken, New Jersey, the station also serves the Heights of Jersey City. There are two tracks and two side platforms.

Elevator[edit]

9th Street-Congress Street station is notable for having an elevator which runs along the face of the Palisades cliffs between the platforms at their base and Paterson Plank Road at their crest. Use of the elevator is free. Before its construction, travel between Jersey City Heights and Hoboken was along Paterson Plank Road, Mountain Road, 14th Street Viaduct or paths along the cliffs now made inaccessible by fencing along the right of way.[1]

Service[edit]

destination route transfers
Tonnelle
northbound
Lincoln Harbor
Port Imperial
Bergenline
At Port Imperial:
New York Waterway
At Bergenline:
NJT buses and guaguas
Hoboken Terminal
southbound
Hoboken At Hoboken Terminal:
PATH to Midtown Manhattan & WTC,
NJT/MTA regrional rail
Hudson Place bus station
New York Waterway
Jersey City
West Side
southbound
Newport Mall
Exchange Place
Paulus Hook
Liberty State Park
At Exchange Place:
PATH to WTC, Journal Square, Newark Penn Station
NJT buses
Paulus Hook Ferry Terminal
Bayonne Greenville and Bayonne require transfer at stations between Pavonia-Newport and Liberty State Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newman, Andy (November 19, 1995). "N.J. Law; Do Walls Keep Out Crime, or Just Neighbors?". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 

External links[edit]

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