Arlington (NJT station)

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Arlington
Arlington station site, 2010.jpg
The site of the former Arlington station as viewed near Garafola Place.
Location Forest Street railroad crossing, Kearny, New Jersey
Owned by Norfolk Southern
Line(s)
Platforms ground-level
Tracks 2
Construction
Platform levels 1
Disabled access 1701 (Erie Railroad)[1]
History
Opened 1899; 117 years ago (1899)[2]
Closed September 20, 2002; 13 years ago (2002-09-20)
Previous names Conrail, New Jersey Transit
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Hackettstown
Montclair-Boonton Line
Preceding station   Erie Railroad   Following station
Terminus
New York and Greenwood Lake Railroad

Arlington is an abandoned train station in the Arlington section of Kearny, New Jersey.. The station was a former stop on the Boonton Line, which runs from Hoboken Terminal to Hackettstown. Train service was discontinued in 2002 when the Montclair Connection was opened.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Station Names and Numbers". Jersey City, New Jersey: Erie Railroad. May 1, 1916. Retrieved November 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ Yanosey, Robert J. (2006). Erie Railroad Facilities (In Color). 1. Scotch Plains, New Jersey: Morning Sun Books Inc. ISBN 1-58248-183-0. 
  3. ^ "Rail Shuttle Buses To Transport Commuters Affected By Station Closures". Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit. August 27, 2002. Retrieved November 24, 2009. 
The Arlington Station in 1910 during its days as an Erie station

Coordinates: 40°46′11″N 74°08′24″W / 40.7698°N 74.1401°W / 40.7698; -74.1401