Newington Junction Railroad Depot

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Newington Junction
Station statistics
Coordinates 41°43′00″N 72°44′10″W / 41.7167°N 72.7362°W / 41.7167; -72.7362
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms (CTfastrak)
2 side platforms (Hartford Line)
Tracks 2 (Hartford Line)
Parking 200 spaces
Other information
Opened March 28, 2015 (planned)[1]
Services
  Starting March 2015  
CTfastrak
  Proposed  
Hartford Line
toward Springfield
Newington Junction Railroad Depot
Newington Junction Railroad Depot, Newington, CT, 2009-08-24.jpg
1890-built freight house
Newington Junction Railroad Depot is located in Connecticut
Newington Junction Railroad Depot
Location 160 Willard and 200 Francis Avenues, Newington, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°42′55″N 72°44′13″W / 41.71528°N 72.73694°W / 41.71528; -72.73694Coordinates: 41°42′55″N 72°44′13″W / 41.71528°N 72.73694°W / 41.71528; -72.73694
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1890 (freight house)
1891 (station)
Architectural style Stick/Eastlake
Governing body Private
MPS Newington Junction MRA
NRHP Reference # 86003478[2]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1986

Newington is a former passenger rail station located off Willard Avenue (CT-173) in the Newington Junction neighborhood of Newington, Connecticut. The first railroad station was built there at the site in 1850; a newer station building and freight house, both built in the 1890s, are extant and listed on the National Register of Historic Places as "Newington Junction Railroad Depot". Rail service lasted until approximately 1959. A bus rapid transit station, Newington Junction, will open as part of CTfastrak in March 2015. A Hartford Line commuter rail station, to be located adjacent to the bus station, has been funded for conceptual design.

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CTfastrak station[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms serving the busway, with two center passing lanes to allow express buses to pass buses stopped at the station.[3] It will open with the line on March 28, 2015.[1]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "CTfastrak to Begin Service March 28, 2015: Public Invited to Open Houses to Learn More about the Service" (Press release). Connecticut Department of Transportation. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  3. ^ "Station Site Plans". Connecticut Department of Transportation. Retrieved 17 January 2015.