New Providence (NJT station)

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New Providence
New Providence Station.jpg
The New Providence station on a rainy April day in 2010. The station just completed restoration nine days prior to the photo's taking.
Station statistics
Address 803 Old Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ
Coordinates 40°42′43.7″N 74°23′11.2″W / 40.712139°N 74.386444°W / 40.712139; -74.386444Coordinates: 40°42′43.7″N 74°23′11.2″W / 40.712139°N 74.386444°W / 40.712139; -74.386444
Line(s)
Connections NJT Bus NJT Bus: 986
Intercity Bus Lakeland: 78
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Opened 1899
Rebuilt 2010
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Fare zone 9[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 558 (average weekday)[2]
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Gladstone
Gladstone Branch
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
toward Gladstone
Gladstone Branch
toward Hoboken

New Providence Station is a New Jersey Transit station in New Providence, New Jersey along the Gladstone Branch of the Morris and Essex line. The original 1899 station, built by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad still stands.

New Providence Station is located across from the intersection of Old Springfield Avenue and Division Avenue. Springfield Avenue was rerouted north of the station in 1931.[3] The former segment of Springfield Avenue on the opposite side of the tracks has been turned into an additional parking lot.

Station layout[edit]

  Gladstone Branch toward Gladstone (Murray Hill)
Gladstone Branch toward New York or Hoboken (Summit)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morris and Essex Timetables". Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. November 7, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS". New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Union County Road 512; Springfield Avenue over Gladstone Line (UglyBridges.com)

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