Long Branch (NJT station)

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Long Branch
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Station statistics
Address 224 Third Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Coordinates 40°17′48.87″N 73°59′17.31″W / 40.2969083°N 73.9881417°W / 40.2969083; -73.9881417Coordinates: 40°17′48.87″N 73°59′17.31″W / 40.2969083°N 73.9881417°W / 40.2969083; -73.9881417
Line(s)
Connections NJT Bus NJT Bus: 831 and 837
Local Transit Academy Bus: Route 36 (on 3 Avenue)
Shore Points (on Bath Avenue)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Fare zone 20
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 1,171 (average weekday)[1]
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Bay Head
North Jersey Coast Line
  Former services  
Pennsylvania Railroad
New York and Long Branch Railroad
toward Camden
Camden – Long Branch Terminus

Long Branch is a New Jersey Transit commuter rail station on the North Jersey Coast Line, located in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States, and serving Long Branch, West Long Branch and Eatontown.

The current Long Branch station was built in 1988 when electrification was completed to this point and replaced an older depot. The ticket office and vending machines are located in the glass building on the center of the high platform.

It is the terminus of diesel shuttle and electric service; a transfer is needed to continue most trips. On weekdays through train service between Bay Head and Hoboken is offered. Located in the heart of downtown Long Branch between grade crossings at Bath and Westwood Avenues, the station features a single high level island platform. Passengers arriving from Bay Head destined for New York platform on the eastbound track and must change trains across the platform to an electric local or express train. Long Branch Station features a large 11-track storage and maintenance yard for all New York-bound electric trains arriving and waiting to depart.

Station layout[edit]

  North Jersey Coast Line toward New York or Hoboken (Elberon)
  North Jersey Coast Line toward Bay Head (Monmouth Park)
North Jersey Coast Line termination platform

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS". New Jersey Transit. December 27, 2012. Archived from the original on December 27, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 

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