List of Public Service Railway lines

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The Public Service Railway operated the following streetcar lines in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Public Service assigned odd numbers to streetcar routes (as shown here) and even numbers to bus routes.

Bergen Division[edit]

Route Terminals Major streets History Current status
1 Hudson River Edgewater Ferry Terminal, Edgewater Paterson Broadway Terminal part of the 751 bus route (east of Hackensack)
770 bus route (west of Hackensack)
3 Fort Lee Edgewater Ferry Terminal, Edgewater Leonia part of the 755 bus route
5 Englewood Edgewater Ferry Terminal, Edgewater Tenafly part of the 166 bus route (north of Palisades Park)
5 Paterson-Suffern Paterson Broadway Terminal Suffern, New York roughly the 746 bus route (south of Ridgewood)
9 Coytesville Edgewater Ferry Terminal, Edgewater Coytesville

Central Division[edit]

Route Terminals Major streets History Current status
1 South Amboy New Brunswick South Amboy roughly part of the 815 bus route
3 Middlesex New Brunswick Perth Amboy 814 bus route (west of Bonhamtown)
813 bus route (east of Bonhamtown)
5 Rahway Perth Amboy Westfield
7 Carteret junction with Newark-Trenton Fast Line Carteret part of the 62 bus route
9 Highland Park New Brunswick Piscatawaytown roughly part of the 810 bus route (east of downtown New Brunswick)
11 Elizabeth Newark Elizabeth
13 Easton New Brunswick part of the 811 bus route
15 New Brunswick-Trenton New Brunswick Trenton
27 Aldene Elizabeth Aldene part of the 58 bus route
27 Elmora Elizabeth Elmora part of the 58 bus route
27 Raritan New Brunswick Raritan
29 Jefferson Elizabeth
45 Perth Amboy Newark Perth Amboy part of the 62 bus route
47 New Brunswick-Newark Newark New Brunswick
49 Union Newark Bound Brook 59 bus route (east of Dunellen)
part of the 114 bus route (west of Dunellen)

Essex Division[edit]

Route Terminals Major streets History Current status
1 Newark Newark Public Service Terminal Exchange Place part of the 1 bus route
3 Bergen Newark
5 Kinney Newark roughly part of the 34 (east of downtown Newark)
part of the 5 bus route (west of downtown Newark)
7 City Subway Broad St. (called Military Park in 2012)
Newark Penn Station
Franklin Ave. (called Branch Brook Park in 2012)
Grove St.
Morris Canal bed Newark City Subway Still a rail line in 2012
7 Weequahic Newark roughly part of the 39 bus route
9 Clifton Newark part of the 99 bus route
13 Broad Newark Nutley part of the 13 bus route
15 Nutley Newark Nutley part of the 13 bus route
17 Paterson Newark Paterson part of the 13 bus route (south of Nutley)
part of the 74 bus route (north of Nutley)
19 Crosstown Orange Bloomfield roughly part of the 92 bus route
21 Orange Newark Orange 21 bus route
23 Central Newark Orange part of the 24 bus route
25 Springfield Newark Maplewood roughly part of the 34 bus route (east of downtown Newark)
25 bus route (west of downtown Newark)
27 Mount Prospect Newark part of the 27 bus route
29 Bloomfield Newark Bloomfield or Caldwell part of the 29 bus route (Caldwell)
part of the 72 bus route (Bloomfield)
31 South Orange Newark Maplewood roughly part of the 25 bus route (east of downtown)
part of the 31 bus route (west of downtown Newark)
33 Market Newark part of the 1 bus route
35 Kearny Hillside North Arlington part of the 59 bus route (south of downtown Newark)
roughly part of the 39 and 76 bus routes (north of downtown Newark)
37 Hackensack Newark Edgewater Ferry Terminal, Edgewater roughly the 76 (south of Hackensack)
part of the 751 bus route (east of Hackensack)
39 Harrison Newark North Arlington part of the 39 bus route
41 Montrose Orange South Orange
43 Jersey City Newark Public Service Terminal Exchange Place 43 bus route
51 Irvington Irvington part of the 13 bus route
59 Valley Road East Orange Montclair part of the 34 and 28 bus routes

Hudson Division[edit]

Route Terminals Major streets History Current status
1 Newark Newark Public Service Terminal Exchange Place Essex Division train through Hudson County part of the 1 bus route
3 Newark Avenue Jersey City Newark Avenue
5 Pacific Avenue Jersey City
7 Jackson Hudson Place (Hoboken) Bayonne Courthouse

Jackson Ave

elevated 87 bus route (north of Bayonne)
part of 81 bus route (in Bayonne)
9 Newark Avenue Jersey City
11 Montgomery Jersey City roughly the 80 bus route
13 Greenville Jersey City Bayonne 81 bus route
15 Passaic Hudson Place (Hoboken) Paterson Broadway Terminal Transfer Station roughly part of the 85 bus route (south of Secaucus)
17 Summit Hudson Place (Hoboken) Transfer Station elevated part of 85 bus route
19 Union City Hudson Place (Hoboken) or West Shore Ferry Terminal Hudson Place (Hoboken) or West Shore Ferry Terminal Bergenline
Pershing Road
Union Hill roughly part of the 89 bus route
21 West New York Hudson Place (Hoboken)
14th Street (Hoboken)
West Shore Ferry Terminal,
Nungesser's Willow Avenue
Pershing Road
part of the 89 bus route (south of Union City)
part of the 181 bus route (north of Union City)
23 Palisade West Shore Ferry Terminal Fort Lee Pershing Road
25 Weehawken Hudson Place (Hoboken) West Shore Ferry Terminal, Weehawken Willow Avenue
Pershing Road
27 Pavonia Pavonia Terminal Transfer Station roughly the 82 bus route
29 Hudson Exchange Place Secaucus Transfer Station 82 bus route (south of Union City)
31 Grove Exchange Place Hudson Place (Hoboken)
33 Crosstown Pavonia Terminal Communipaw Junction Jersey City
33 West Hoboken Hudson Place (Hoboken) Union City
35 Bergen Exchange Place or Hudson Place Hackensack Plank Road Hackensack roughly the 83 bus route
35 Journal Square Jersey City
35 Secaucus Jersey City Secaucus Paterson Plank Road Transfer Station
37 Oakland Hudson Place (Hoboken) Jersey City Courthouse elevated rush hour service
39 Willow Hudson Place (Hoboken) 14th Street (Hoboken) Willow Avenue
57 South Kearny Jersey City Kearny
59 Federal[1] Exchange Place Kearny Montgomery Street 1943–1945

Passaic Division[edit]

Route Terminals Major streets History Current status
3 Singac Paterson Broadway Terminal Singac part of the 704 bus route
7 Governor Paterson
9 Park Avenue Paterson Broadway Terminal Paterson part of the 744 bus route
11 Totowa Paterson Totowa roughly part of the 704 and 722 bus routes (northeast of downtown Paterson)
13 Haledon Paterson Haledon part of the 703 bus route

Southern Division[edit]

Route Terminals Major streets History Current status
5 Haddon Heights Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines (Pennsylvania RR, Camden & Amboy RR) Federal St. Ferry Terminal, Camden Clementon Lake Amusement Park, Clementon Haddon Ave., Atlantic Ave. By 1935, a 1 trolley shuttle at the Clementon end, then All Service Vehicles, later part of the 50 & 53 bus routes no exact service in 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ Federal

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