List of New Jersey railroads

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The following railroads operate in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

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Defunct railroads[edit]

Name Mark System[nb 1] From To Successor Notes
Alloway and Quinton Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1891 1896 West Jersey and Seashore Railroad
Anglesea Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1882 1888 West Jersey Railroad
Arlington Railroad ERIE 1887 1942 Erie Railroad
Atlantic City Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1889 1933 Pennsylvania–Reading Seashore Lines
Atlantic Highlands Railroad CNJ 1889 1890 Freehold and Atlantic Highlands Railroad
Atlantic Port Railway 1920
Baltimore and New York Railway B&O 1888 1944 Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad B&O, BO B&O 1886 1987 Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Barnegat Railroad PRR 1894 1923 N/A
Barnegat Railroad 1866 Manchester and Barnegat Bay Railway
Bay Creek Railway LV 1894 1898 National Docks Railway
Bay Shore Connecting Railroad CNJ/ LV 1904 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Belvidere Delaware Railroad PRR 1836 1957 United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company, a subsidiary of PRR, later PC
Bergen County Railroad ERIE 1880 1942 Erie Railroad
Bergen and Dundee Railroad ERIE 1885 1942 Erie Railroad
Bergen Neck Railway LV 1885 1891 National Docks Railway
Blairstown Railway NYSW 1876 1883 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Bloomfield and Orange Horse Car Railway ERIE 1868 1870 Watchung Railway
Bound Brook and Easton Railroad LV 1872 1872 Easton and Amboy Railroad
Bridgeton and Port Norris Railroad CNJ 1866 1878 Cumberland and Maurice River Railroad
Brigantine Beach Railroad 1889 1896 Philadelphia and Brigantine Railroad
Buena Vista Railroad CNJ 1889 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Burlington County Railroad PRR 1863 1866 Camden and Burlington County Railroad
Burlington and Mount Holly Railroad and Transportation Company PRR 1848 1863 Burlington County Railroad
Caldwell Railway ERIE 1890 1892 New York and Greenwood Lake Railway
Camden and Amboy Railroad and Transportation Company PRR 1830 1872 United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company
Camden and Atlantic Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1852 1896 West Jersey and Seashore Railroad
Camden and Burlington County Railroad PRR 1866 1915 Camden and Burlington County Railway
Camden and Burlington County Railway PRR 1915 1958 Penndel Company
Camden County Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1889 1901 Atlantic City Railroad
Camden, Gloucester and Mount Ephraim Railway PRSL (RDG) 1873 1889 Atlantic City Railroad
Camden, Moorestown, Hainesport and Mount Holly Horse Car Railroad PRR 1859 1866 Camden and Burlington County Railroad
Camden and Woodbury Railroad and Transportation Company PRSL (PRR) 1836 1840 West Jersey Railroad
Cape May Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1894 1894 South Jersey Railroad
Cape May and Millville Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1863 1879 West Jersey Railroad
Carteret Extension Railroad CNJ 1889 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Carteret and Sewaren Railroad CNJ 1890 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Central Railroad of New Jersey CNJ CNJ 1849 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Charlottesburgh and Green Lake Railroad CNJ 1876 1888 Morris County Railroad
Chelsea Branch Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1889 1896 West Jersey and Seashore Railroad
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway CO 1987 1987 CSX Transportation
Chester Railroad DL&W 1867 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Columbus and Kinkora Railroad PRR 1866 1870 Columbus, Kinkora and Springfield Railroad
Columbus, Kinkora and Springfield Railroad PRR 1870 1901 Kinkora and New Lisbon Railroad
Consolidated Rail Corporation CR 1976 1999 CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway
Constable's Hook Railroad CNJ 1882 1887 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Cumberland and Maurice River Railroad CNJ 1875 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Cumberland and Maurice River Extension Railroad CNJ 1887 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Delaware and Bound Brook Railroad RDG 1874 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad DL&W DL&W 1856 1960 Erie–Lackawanna Railroad
Delaware River Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1879 1900 West Jersey and Seashore Railroad
Delaware River Railroad and Bridge Company PRR 1896 1954 Penndel Company
Delaware Shore Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1873 1879 Delaware River Railroad
Docks Connecting Railway ERIE 1886 1942 Erie Railroad
Dover and Rockaway Railroad CNJ 1880 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Durham Transport, Inc. DRHY 1994 2001 Raritan Central Railway
East Trenton Railroad RDG 1884 1955 Delaware and Bound Brook Railroad
Easton and Amboy Railroad LV 1872 1903 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Edgewater Railway LV 1889 1891 Lehigh Valley Terminal Railway
Edgewater and Fort Lee Railroad NYSW 1901 1907 Erie Terminals Railroad
Elizabeth Extension Railroad CNJ 1889 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Elizabethtown and Somerville Railroad CNJ 1831 1849 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Enterprise Railroad PRR 1884 1896 Belvidere Delaware Railroad
Erie Railroad ERIE ERIE 1895 1960 Erie–Lackawanna Railroad
Erie Railway ERIE 1861 1878 New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Erie–Lackawanna Railroad EL 1960 1968 Erie Lackawanna Railway
Erie Lackawanna Railway EL 1968 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Erie Terminals Railroad ERIE, NYSW 1907 1942 Erie Railroad
Farmingdale and Squan Village Railroad PRR 1867 1879 Freehold and Jamesburg Agricultural Railroad
Ferro Monte Railroad 1869
Flemington Railroad and Transportation Company PRR 1849 1885 Belvidere Delaware Railroad
Freehold and Atlantic Highlands Railroad CNJ 1890 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Freehold and Jamesburg Agricultural Railroad PRR 1851 1958 Penndel Company
Freehold and Keyport Railroad CNJ 1890 1890 Freehold and Atlantic Highlands Railroad
Freehold and New York Railroad CNJ 1888 1890 Freehold and Keyport Railroad
Freehold and New York Railway CNJ 1877 1888 Freehold and New York Railroad
Glassboro Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1883 1889 Atlantic City Railroad
Green Pond Railroad CNJ 1874 1876 Charlottesburgh and Green Lake Railroad
Greenville and Hudson Railway LV 1895 1903 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Hackensack Railroad ERIE 1878 1886 New Jersey and New York Railroad
Hackensack and Lodi Railroad NYSW 1896 1953 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Hackensack and New York Railroad ERIE 1856 1873 New Jersey and New York Railway
Hackensack and New York Extension Railroad ERIE 1869 1873 New Jersey and New York Railway
Harrison and East Newark Connecting Railroad PRR 1898 1954 United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company
Hibernia Branch Railroad CNJ 1888 1905 Wharton and Northern Railroad
Hibernia Mine Railroad CNJ 1863 1930 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Hibernia Underground Railroad 1879
High Bridge Railroad CNJ 1872 1887 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Hoboken Railroad, Warehouse and Steamship Connecting Company 1895 1978 N/A (operated by Hoboken Shore Railroad)
Hoboken Land and Improvement Company DL&W, ERIE 1860 1886 Morris and Essex Railroad, New Jersey Junction Railroad
Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad 1902 1954 Hoboken Shore Railroad
Hoboken Shore Railroad HBS 1954 1978 N/A
Hopatcong Railroad DL&W 1889 1943 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Hudson Railroad and Transportation Company 1907
Hudson Connecting Railway NYSW 1869 1880 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Hudson River Railroad and Terminal Company NYSW 1892 1893 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Irvington Railroad LV 1904 1906 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Island Heights Railroad PRR 1883 1885 Philadelphia and Long Branch Railroad
Jersey City and Albany Railroad NYC 1873 1877 Jersey City and Albany Railway
Jersey City and Albany Railway NYC 1878 1881 North River Railroad
Jersey City Belt Line Railway LV 1890 1913 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Jersey City, Newark and Western Railway LV 1889 1891 Lehigh Valley Terminal Railway
Jersey City Terminal Railway LV 1888 1891 Lehigh Valley Terminal Railway
Jersey City and Western Railway LV 1889 1891 National Docks Railway
Jersey Southern Railway JSRW 1984 1987 Winchester and Western Railroad
Kaighn's Point Terminal Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1888 1889 Atlantic City Railroad
Keyport Railroad CNJ 1888 1890 Freehold and Keyport Railroad
Kill von Kull Railway LV 1885 1898 National Docks Railway
Kinkora and New Lisbon Railroad PRR 1903 1915 Pennsylvania and Atlantic Railroad
Lackawanna Railroad of New Jersey DL&W 1908 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Lafayette Railroad CNJ 1889 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Lake Hopatcong Railroad CNJ 1882 1887 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company CNJ 1865 1978 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Lehigh and Hudson River Railroad L&HR 1881 1882 Lehigh and Hudson River Railway
Lehigh and Hudson River Railway L&HR, LHR L&HR 1882 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Lehigh and New England Railroad LNE LNE 1895 1961 N/A
Lehigh Valley Railroad LV LV 1855 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey LV 1903 1949 Lehigh Valley Railroad
Lehigh Valley Terminal Railway LV 1891 1903 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Lodi Branch Railroad NYSW 1870 1953 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Long Beach Railroad PRR 1883 1894 Barnegat Railroad, Philadelphia and Beach Haven Railroad
Long Branch and Barnegat Bay Railroad CNJ/ PRR 1880 1881 New York and Long Branch Railroad
Long Branch and Sea Girt Railroad CNJ/ PRR 1875 1881 New York and Long Branch Railroad
Long Branch and Sea Shore Railroad CNJ 1863 1879 New Jersey Southern Railway
Long Dock Company ERIE 1856 1942 Erie Railroad
Longwood Valley Railroad CNJ 1867 1887 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Lucaston Railroad 1892
Macopin Railroad ERIE 1886 1926 N/A
Manahawkin and Long Beach Transportation Company 1893 1909 N/A (leased the Barnegat Railroad)
Manchester and Barnegat Bay Railway 1869 Tuckerton Railroad
Manufacturers' Railroad CNJ 1873 1887 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Manufacturers' Extension Railroad CNJ 1889 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Martins Creek Railroad PRR 1885 1896 Belvidere Delaware Railroad
Maurice River Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1887 1887 West Jersey Railroad
May's Landing and Egg Harbor City Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1871 1882 N/A (leased by Camden and Atlantic Railroad)
Mercer and Somerset Railway PRR 1870 1879 N/A
Middle Brook Railroad CNJ 1899 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Middle Valley Railroad CNJ 1897 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Middlesex Railway LV 1888 1903 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Midland Railroad of New Jersey NYSW 1880 1881 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Midland Connecting Railway NYSW 1881 1881 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Midland Terminal and Ferry Company NYC 1873 1883 West Shore and Ontario Terminal Company
Millstone and New Brunswick Railroad PRR 1837 1915 United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company
Millville and Glassboro Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1859 1868 West Jersey Railroad
Mine Hill Railroad L&HR 1891 1912 Lehigh and Hudson River Railway
Monmouth County Agricultural Railroad CNJ 1867 1877 Freehold and New York Railway
Monmouth Park Railroad 1878 1889 N/A
Montclair Railway ERIE 1867 1875 Montclair and Greenwood Lake Railway
Montclair and Greenwood Lake Railway ERIE 1875 1878 New York and Greenwood Lake Railway
Morris County Railroad CNJ 1885 1905 Wharton and Northern Railroad
Morris County Connecting Railroad CNJ 1901 1905 Wharton and Northern Railroad
Morris and Essex Railroad DL&W 1835 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Morris and Essex Extension Railroad DL&W 1889 1947 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Morristown and Erie Railroad MT&E, ME 1903 1978 Morristown and Erie Railway
Mount Holly, Lumberton and Medford Railroad PRR 1866 1915 Camden and Burlington County Railway
Mount Hope Mineral Railroad MHM CNJ 1866 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
National Docks Railway LV 1879 1905 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
National Docks and New Jersey Junction Connecting Railway LV 1888 1898 National Docks Railway
Navesink Railroad CNJ 1891 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
New Egypt and Farmingdale Railroad CNJ/ PRR 1869 1881 New York and Long Branch Railroad
New Jersey Railroad and Transportation Company PRR 1832 1872 United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company
New Jersey, Hudson and Delaware Railroad NYSW 1832 1870 New Jersey Midland Railway
New Jersey Junction Railroad ERIE, NYC 1886 1952 New York Central Railroad
New Jersey Midland Railway NYSW 1870 1880 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
New Jersey and New York Railroad ERIE 1874 1880 New Jersey and New York Railway
New Jersey and New York Railway ERIE 1880 1960 Erie–Lackawanna Railroad
New Jersey and New York Extension Railroad ERIE 1886
New Jersey and Pennsylvania Railroad 1904 1915 Pennsylvania and New Jersey Railroad
New Jersey Shore Line Railroad NYC 1886 1914 New Jersey Junction Railroad
New Jersey Southern Railroad CNJ 1870 1879 New Jersey Southern Railway
New Jersey Southern Railway CNJ 1879 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
New Jersey Terminal Railroad CNJ 1901 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
New Jersey West Line Railroad DL&W 1870 1878 Passaic and Delaware Railroad
New Jersey Western Railroad NYSW 1867 1870 New Jersey Midland Railway
New Orange Four Junction Railroad 1901 1905 Rahway Valley Railroad
New York and Atlantic Highlands Railroad CNJ 1883 1889 Atlantic Highlands Railroad
New York Bay Railroad PRR 1890 1956 United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company
New York and Bull's Ferry Railroad NYC 1861 1862 New York and Fort Lee Railroad
New York Central Railroad NYC NYC 1914 1968 Penn Central Transportation Company
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad NYC 1885 1914 New York Central Railroad
New York Cross Harbor Railroad Terminal Corporation NYCH 1983 2006 New York New Jersey Rail, LLC
New York and Erie Railroad ERIE 1852 1861 Erie Railway
New York and Fort Lee Railroad NYC 1862 1952 New York Central Railroad
New York and Greenwood Lake Railway ERIE 1878 1943 Erie Railroad
New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad ERIE 1878 1895 Erie Railroad
New York, Lake Erie and Western Docks and Improvement Company ERIE 1881 1942 Erie Railroad
New York and Long Branch Railroad NYLB CNJ/ PRR 1868 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
New York and Long Branch Extension Railroad CNJ/ PRR 1880 1881 New York and Long Branch Railroad
New York and New Orange Railroad 1897 1900 New Orange Four Junction Railroad
New York, Ontario and Western Railway O&W, OW NH 1883 1957 N/A
New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad S&W, NYSW NYSW 1881 1980 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway
New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railway NYC 1881 1885 West Shore Railroad
Newark Railway LV 1890 1891 Lehigh Valley Terminal Railway
Newark Bay Railway LV 1890 1913 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Newark and Bloomfield Railroad DL&W 1852 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Newark and Hudson Railroad ERIE 1870 1942 Erie Railroad
Newark and New York Railroad CNJ 1866 1873 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Newark and Passaic Railway LV 1889 1891 Lehigh Valley Terminal Railway
Newark and Roselle Railway LV 1889 1891 Lehigh Valley Terminal Railway
North Jersey Railroad NYSW 1881 1881 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
North River Railroad NYC 1881 1881 New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railway
Northern Railroad of New Jersey ERIE 1854 1943 Erie Railroad
Ocean City Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1896 1901 Atlantic City Railroad
Ocean City Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1884 1885 West Jersey Railroad
Ogden Mine Railroad CNJ 1864 1941 N/A
Passaic and Delaware Railroad DL&W 1878 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Passaic and Delaware Extension Railroad DL&W 1890 1947 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Passaic and New York Railroad NYSW 1885 1953 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Passaic River Extension Railroad CNJ 1890 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Passaic Valley and Peapack Railroad DL&W 1865 1870 New Jersey West Line Railroad
Paterson Extension Railroad NYSW 1881 1881 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Paterson and Hudson River Railroad ERIE 1831 1953 Erie Railroad
Paterson and Newark Railroad ERIE 1864 1871 Paterson, Newark and New York Railroad
Paterson, Newark and New York Railroad ERIE 1872 1942 Erie Railroad
Paterson and Ramapo Railroad ERIE 1841 1946 Erie Railroad
Pemberton and Hightstown Railroad PRR 1864 1915 Pennsylvania and Atlantic Railroad
Pemberton and New York Railroad PRR 1870 1879 Pemberton and Sea Shore Railroad
Pemberton and Sea Shore Railroad PRR 1879 1883 Philadelphia and Long Branch Railroad
Penhorn Creek Railroad ERIE 1897 1942 Erie Railroad
Penn Central Transportation Company PC 1968 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Penndel Company PRR 1954 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pennsylvania Railroad PRR PRR 1871 1968 Penn Central Transportation Company
Pennsylvania and Atlantic Railroad PAUT PRR 1915 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pennsylvania and New England Railroad LNE 1880 1882 Pennsylvania, Slatington and New England Railroad
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Railroad 1915 1917 N/A
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Railroad PRR 1894 1896 Delaware River Railroad and Bridge Company
Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York Railroad PRR 1902 1907 Pennsylvania Tunnel and Terminal Railroad
Pennsylvania, Poughkeepsie and Boston Railroad LNE 1887 1895 Lehigh and New England Railroad
Pennsylvania–Reading Seashore Lines PRSL PRSL 1933 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pennsylvania, Slatington and New England Railroad LNE 1882 1887 Pennsylvania, Poughkeepsie and Boston Railroad
Pennsylvania Tunnel and Terminal Railroad PRR 1907 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pequest and Wallkill Railroad L&HR 1866 1881 Lehigh and Hudson River Railroad
Perth Amboy and Bound Brook Railroad LV 1858 1872 Easton and Amboy Railroad
Perth Amboy and Elizabethport Railroad CNJ 1869 1873 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Perth Amboy and Raritan Railway LV 1890 1903 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Perth Amboy and Long Branch Railroad PRR 1890 1891 Perth Amboy and Woodbridge Railroad
Perth Amboy and Woodbridge Railroad PRR 1855 1958 United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company
Petersburg and Sea Isle Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1893 1893 South Jersey Railroad
Philadelphia and Atlantic City Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1883 1889 Atlantic City Railroad
Philadelphia and Atlantic City Railway PRSL (RDG) 1876 1883 Philadelphia and Atlantic City Railroad
Philadelphia and Beach Haven Railroad PRR 1894 1935 N/A
Philadelphia and Brigantine Railroad 1896 1903 N/A
Philadelphia and Long Branch Railroad PRR 1883 1915 Pennsylvania and Atlantic Railroad
Philadelphia and Long Branch Railway PRR 1880 1883 Philadelphia and Long Branch Railroad
Philadelphia, Marlton and Medford Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1880 1896 West Jersey and Seashore Railroad
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad RDG 1879 1896 Philadelphia and Reading Railway
Philadelphia and Reading Railway P&R RDG 1896 1924 Reading Company
Philadelphia and Sea Shore Railway PRSL (RDG) 1889 1892 Petersburg and Sea Isle Railroad, Richland and Petersburg Railroad, Winslow and Richland Railroad
Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad PRR 1837 1871 Pennsylvania Railroad
Pittstown Branch Railway LV 1890 1903 Lehigh Valley Railroad of New Jersey
Pleasantville and Ocean City Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1880 1892 West Jersey and Atlantic Railroad
Pochuck Railroad LNE 1897 1926 N/A
Pohatcong Railroad 1907
Port Oram Railroad CNJ 1886 1905 Wharton and Northern Railroad
Port Reading Railroad RDG 1890 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Rahway Valley Company RV 1909 1992 N/A (operated the Rahway Valley Railroad)
Rahway Valley Railroad 1904 1992 N/A
Raritan and Delaware Bay Railroad CNJ 1854 1870 New Jersey Southern Railroad
Raritan North Shore Railroad CNJ 1890 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Raritan River Railroad RR CNJ/ PRR 1888 1980 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Raritan Terminal and Transportation Company LV 1898
Reading Company RDG RDG 1924 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Richland and Petersburg Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1892 1893 South Jersey Railroad
Ridgefield Park Railroad NYC 1867 1873 Jersey City and Albany Railroad
Rockaway River and Montville Railroad DL&W 1899 1917 N/A
Rockaway Valley Railroad 1888 1895 Rockaway Valley Railway
Rockaway Valley Railway 1895 1904 New Jersey and Pennsylvania Railroad
Rockaway Valley Extension Railroad 1889 1890 Rockaway Valley Railroad
Rockaway Valley Manufacturing and Construction Company 1890 1895 Rockaway Valley Railway
Rockaway Valley Mendham Extension Railroad 1890 1895 Rockaway Valley Railway
Rockaway Valley Morristown Extension Railroad 1892 1895 Rockaway Valley Railway
Rockaway Valley Peapack Extension Railroad 1889 1890 Rockaway Valley Railroad
Rocky Hill Railroad and Transportation Company PRR 1853 1958 United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company
Roseland Railway ERIE 1891 1897 New York and Greenwood Lake Railway
Roselle and South Plainfield Railway LV 1885 1891 Lehigh Valley Terminal Railway
Salem Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1856 1887 West Jersey Railroad
Salem Branch Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1886 1887 West Jersey Railroad
Seacoast Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1898 1901 Atlantic City Railroad
Shore Fast Line, Inc. SFLR 1983 1991 Southern Railroad of New Jersey
Somerville and Easton Railroad CNJ 1847 1849 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Sound Shore Railroad CNJ 1894 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
South Branch Railroad CNJ 1861 1888 Central Railroad of New Jersey
South Easton and Phillipsburg Railroad L&HR 1889 1912 Lehigh and Hudson River Railway
South Jersey Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1893 1898 Seacoast Railroad
South Mountain and Boston Railroad LNE 1873 1880 Pennsylvania and New England Railroad
Southern New Jersey Railroad 1937 1940 N/A
Speedwell Lake Railroad 1904 New Jersey and Pennsylvania Railroad
Squankum and Freehold Marl Company PRR 1868 1879 Freehold and Jamesburg Agricultural Railroad
Staten Island Railroad SIRC B&O 1971 1991 N/A
Staten Island Rapid Transit Railroad B&O 1880 1899 Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway
Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway SIR B&O 1899 1971 Staten Island Railroad
Stone Harbor Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1912 1936 Pennsylvania–Reading Seashore Lines
Stone Harbor Terminal Railroad 1912 1921 Stone Harbor Railroad
Sussex Railroad DL&W 1853 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Sussex Mine Railroad DL&W 1848 1853 Sussex Railroad
Sussex Valley Railroad NYSW 1867 1870 New Jersey Midland Railway
Swedesboro Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1866 1887 West Jersey Railroad
Toms River Railroad CNJ 1881 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Toms River and Barnegat Railroad CNJ 1893 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Toms River and Waretown Railroad CNJ 1870 1873 Toms River and Barnegat Railroad
Trenton Delaware Bridge Company PRR 1835 1903 N/A
Trenton–Princeton Traction Company TPT RDG 1922 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation Electric until 1940
Tuckahoe and Cape May Railway PRSL (RDG) 1890 1894 Cape May Railroad
Tuckerton Railroad 1869 1936 Southern New Jersey Railroad
Union Transportation Company UTR 1888 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
United New Jersey Railroad and Canal Company PRR 1872 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Vincentown Branch of Burlington County Railroad PRR 1861 1915 Camden and Burlington County Railway
Vineland Railroad CNJ 1877 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Vineland Railway CNJ 1867 1873 Vineland Railroad
Vineland Branch Railroad CNJ 1909 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Warren Railroad DL&W 1851 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Warwick Valley Railroad L&HR 1880 1882 Lehigh and Hudson River Railway
Watchung Railway ERIE 1870 1893 New York and Greenwood Lake Railway
Waverly and New York Bay Railroad PRR 1889 1890 New York Bay Railroad
Waverly and Passaic Railroad PRR 1889 1890 New York Bay Railroad
Wawayanda Railroad L&HR 1879 1880 Warwick Valley Railroad
Weehawken Transportation Company NYC 1871 1873 Midland Terminal and Ferry Company
West End Railroad CNJ 1878 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
West Jersey Railroad (Pioneer) WJ 1988 1995 Southern Railroad of New Jersey Renamed West Michigan Railroad in 1995. Subsidiary of Pioneer Railcorp.
West Jersey Short Line, Inc. 1985 1988 West Jersey Railroad (Pioneer)
West Jersey Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1853 1896 West Jersey and Seashore Railroad
West Jersey and Atlantic Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1879 1896 West Jersey and Seashore Railroad
West Jersey and Seashore Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1896 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
West Jersey Terminal Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1887 1887 West Jersey Railroad
West Shore Railroad NYC 1885 1952 New York Central Railroad
West Shore and Ontario Terminal Company NYC 1883 1901 West Shore Railroad
West Side Connecting Railroad CNJ 1889 1917 Central Railroad of New Jersey
Wharton and Northern Railroad W&NO, WHN CNJ 1905 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Whippany and Passaic River Railroad 1902 1903 Morristown and Erie Railroad
Whippany River Railroad 1895 1903 Morristown and Erie Railroad
Wildwood and Delaware Bay Short Line Railroad W&DB PRSL (RDG) 1910 1935 Pennsylvania–Reading Seashore Lines
Williamstown Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1861 1883 Williamstown and Delaware River Railroad
Williamstown and Delaware River Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1883 1889 Atlantic City Railroad
Winslow and Richland Railroad PRSL (RDG) 1892 1893 South Jersey Railroad
Woodstown and Swedesboro Railroad PRSL (PRR) 1871 1887 West Jersey Railroad
Private carriers

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This is one or more of the Class I railroads that the railroad became part of, if any.
  1. ^ http://apps.njtpa.org/consultant/Consultant/Files/NJDOT%20Strategic%20Rail%20Freight%20Plan%20FIC%20121012%20Presentation.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.nscorp.com/nscportal/nscorp/Customers/Shortline/shortline-directory.html?showshortlinebystate=true&country=United%20States&state=NJ
  3. ^ https://www.facebook.com/NewJerseySeashoreLines?ref=stream http://www.railroad.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=127&t=31458&start=1500

References[edit]

  • Hilton, George W. (1990). American Narrow Gauge Railroads. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-2369-9.