Long Branch station

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Long Branch
CometV6067 atLongBranch.JPG
Location224 3rd Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Coordinates40°17′48.87″N 73°59′17.31″W / 40.2969083°N 73.9881417°W / 40.2969083; -73.9881417Coordinates: 40°17′48.87″N 73°59′17.31″W / 40.2969083°N 73.9881417°W / 40.2969083; -73.9881417
Owned byNJ Transit
Line(s)
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsNJT Bus NJT Bus: 831 and 837
Local Transit Academy Bus: Route 36 (on 3 Avenue)
Shore Points (on Bath Avenue)
Construction
Platform levels1
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone20
History
Rebuilt1988
ElectrifiedYes
Traffic
Passengers (2012)1,171 (average weekday)[1]
Services
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Elberon
toward Bay Head
North Jersey Coast Line Monmouth Park
Former services
Preceding station New York and Long Branch Railroad Following station
West End Main Line Branchport

Long Branch is a NJ Transit commuter rail station on the North Jersey Coast Line, located in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States, and serving Long Branch, West Long Branch and Eatontown.

The current Long Branch station was built in 1988 when electrification was completed to this point and replaced an older depot. The ticket office and vending machines are located in the glass building on the center of the high platform.

Station layout[edit]

Long Branch is the terminus of diesel shuttle and electric service; a transfer is needed to continue most trips. On weekdays through train service between Bay Head and Hoboken is offered. Located in the heart of downtown Long Branch between grade crossings at Bath and Westwood Avenues, the station features a single high level island platform accessible from a crosswalk across Track 2. Passengers arriving from Bay Head destined for New York platform on the eastbound track and must change trains across the platform to an electric local or express train. Long Branch station features a large 11-track storage and maintenance yard for all New York-bound electric trains arriving and waiting to depart.

Ground/
platform level
Track 1      North Jersey Coast Line termination track
     North Jersey Coast Line toward Bay Head (Elberon)
     North Jersey Coast Line toward Hoboken or New York (Monmouth Park or Little Silver)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Track 2      North Jersey Coast Line termination track
     North Jersey Coast Line toward Bay Head (Elberon)
     North Jersey Coast Line toward Hoboken or New York (Monmouth Park or Little Silver)
Street level Station building, ticket machine and parking

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

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