Finderne station

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Finderne
Finderne Station site.JPG
The former site of the Finderne Station prior to sunset in January 2010.
Location Finderne Avenue (County Route 533), Finderne, New Jersey
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Line(s)
Platforms None
Tracks 2
Other information
Fare zone 15[1]
History
Opened 1851[2]
Closed 1854 (first time)[2]
October 29, 2006 (second time)
Rebuilt 1868[2]
Previous names Dun's Landing (1851–1854)[2]
Manville-Finderne
Manville
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward High Bridge
Raritan Valley Line

Finderne or Manville-Finderne was a New Jersey Transit railroad station on the Raritan Valley Line, in the Finderne, New Jersey. Located along Finderne Avenue (Somerset County Route 533), the station contained only a platform and old station tracks.

The station, which once housed a small building between the tracks, had been without facilities for some time prior to its closure. The last train to serve Finderne was the 4:18 PM train to Newark Penn Station on October 27, 2006. In its last years the station had only three trains stopping on weekdays (one morning train from Newark Penn Station and two afternoon trains to Newark Penn Station) and none on weekends. The station was accessible by a stairway from Van Veghten's Bridge, which spans the Raritan River. The stairway is on the west side of the road on the north bank of the river.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Raritan Valley Line Timetables (2001 ed.). Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit. 2001. 
  2. ^ a b c d Bernhart, Benjamin L. (2004). Historic Journeys By Rail: Central Railroad of New Jersey Stations, Structures & Marine Equipment. Outer Station Project. p. 64. ISBN 1891402072. 

Coordinates: 40°33′35″N 74°34′51″W / 40.55982°N 74.58073°W / 40.55982; -74.58073