Clifton station (NJ Transit)

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Clifton Station - April 2015.jpg
The Clifton station in April 2015.
Coordinates 40°52′04″N 74°09′13″W / 40.8679°N 74.1535°W / 40.8679; -74.1535Coordinates: 40°52′04″N 74°09′13″W / 40.8679°N 74.1535°W / 40.8679; -74.1535
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections NJT Bus: 705 and 707
Parking 236 spaces
Other information
Fare zone 5
Passengers (2012) 810 (average weekday)[1]
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Suffern
Main Line
toward Hoboken
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
toward Denville
Boonton Branch
toward Hoboken

Clifton is a New Jersey Transit train station that serves Clifton, New Jersey, with service is to Hoboken Terminal via the Main Line; travel time is about 30 minutes. Service is available to Pennsylvania Station in Midtown Manhattan via connections at Secaucus Junction. The station is located on the border between the Athenia and Dutch Hill sections of Clifton, with the Hoboken-bound platform in the Athenia section and the Suffern-bound platform located in the Dutch Hill section.

The station provides two free parking lots with enough space for 236 cars, and bicycle parking is also available near the Hoboken-bound platform. Clifton's station house building is open for commuters from the morning rush hour until the evening rush hour for passengers to wait for their trains. Passengers are also provided with benches on either side of the track and two shelters, one on each platform, are also available. The Suffern-bound platform recently received a new shelter replacing an older, dilapidated shelter.

Station layout[edit]

   Main Line toward Suffern (Paterson)
 Port Jervis Line no stop
   Main Line toward Hoboken (Passaic)
 Port Jervis Line no stop


  1. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 

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