Essex Street (HBLR station)

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This article is about the Hudson–Bergen Light Rail station in Jersey City, New Jersey. For the Pascack Valley Line commuter railroad station in Hackensack, New Jersey, see Essex Street (NJT station).
Essex Street
Essex St tram WB Liberty View Towers jeh.jpg
Location Essex Street
Jersey City, NJ
Coordinates 40°42′46″N 74°02′09″W / 40.7129°N 74.0359°W / 40.7129; -74.0359Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 74°02′09″W / 40.7129°N 74.0359°W / 40.7129; -74.0359
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections BSicon BOOT.svg Liberty Water Taxi
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 1
Opened April 22, 2000
Electrified 750 V (DC) overhead catenary
Passengers (2006) 191,360 Decrease 4%
Preceding station   Hudson–Bergen Light Rail   Following station
West Side–Tonnelle
toward 8th Street
8th Street–Hoboken
toward Hoboken

Essex Street is a station on the Hudson–Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) located between Hudson and Greene Streets in Jersey City, New Jersey. There are two tracks and two side platforms.

The station opened on April 22, 2000. Northbound service from the station is available to Hoboken Terminal and Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen. Southbound service is available to West Side Avenue in Jersey City and 8th Street in Bayonne. Connection to PATH trains to Midtown Manhattan and to New Jersey Transit commuter train service are available at Hoboken Terminal. Transfers to PATH trains to Newark, Harrison, and downtown Manhattan are available at Exchange Place.

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