Hillsdale station (NJT)

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Coordinates 41°00′09″N 74°02′27″W / 41.0024°N 74.0409°W / 41.0024; -74.0409
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Commuter Bus Rockland Coaches: 11
Parking Yes (permit required)
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Station code 781 (Erie Railroad)[1]
Fare zone 9
Opened March 4, 1870; 147 years ago (1870-03-04)
Electrified No
Passengers (2012) 353 (average weekday)[2]
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
Pascack Valley Line
toward Hoboken
Preceding station   Erie Railroad   Following station
New Jersey and New York Railroad
toward Haverstraw
Hillsdale Station
Hillsdale Station is located in Bergen County, New Jersey
Hillsdale Station
Hillsdale Station
Hillsdale Station is located in New Jersey
Hillsdale Station
Hillsdale Station
Hillsdale Station is located in the US
Hillsdale Station
Hillsdale Station
Location in Bergen County, New Jersey
Location Broadway and Hillsdale Avenue, Hillsdale, New Jersey
Coordinates 41°0′9″N 74°2′28″W / 41.00250°N 74.04111°W / 41.00250; -74.04111Coordinates: 41°0′9″N 74°2′28″W / 41.00250°N 74.04111°W / 41.00250; -74.04111
Area less than one acre
Architect Post & Camp
Architectural style Second Empire, Stick/Eastlake
MPS Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
NRHP Reference # 84002566[3]
NJRHP # 537[4]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 22, 1984
Designated NJRHP March 17, 1984

Hillsdale is a New Jersey Transit rail station on the Pascack Valley Line. The station is in Hillsdale, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, and is located at Broadway and Hillsdale Avenue.

This line runs to the Secaucus Junction transfer station for NJ Transit connecting service to New York Penn Station. After Secaucus the line terminates at Hoboken Terminal. Connections are available at the Hoboken Terminal to other NJ Transit rail lines, the PATH train, New York Waterways ferry service to the World Financial Center and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service.

The original station house, built 1869 as the terminus and headquarters of the New Jersey and New York Railroad, The head house has been on the state and federal registers of historic places since 1984 originally listed as part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations Thematic Resource.[5][6] A large train yard once existed in the area of what is now Kings Super Markets.

Station layout[edit]

1  Pascack Valley Line toward Spring Valley (Woodcliff Lake)
 Pascack Valley Line toward Hoboken (Westwood)

The station has one track and one low-level side platform.


Permit parking is operated by the Borough of Hillsdale. Four permit parking lots area available, with 170, 14, 15 and 69 spots, respectively. Permits may be obtained through the Borough of Hillsdale.

A dozen non-permit spaces are available for $5.00 per day, payable in a yellow collection box at the station.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "List of Station Names and Numbers". Jersey City, New Jersey: Erie Railroad. May 1, 1916. Retrieved November 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Bergen County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. April 1, 2010. p. 10. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 30, 2008. Retrieved September 24, 2010. 
  5. ^ "New Jersey Transit Railroad Station Survey: Hillsdale" (PDF). National Park Service. 1984. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "NRHP Nomination Form Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places. September 29, 1984. Retrieved 22 November 2015. 

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