Millington station

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Millington
Millington stationhouse.jpg
The station at Millington, seen from across the tracks.
LocationOaks Road, Long Hill Township, NJ 07946
Platforms1 low-level side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Parking114 spaces on Old Mill Road
Other information
Station code710 (Delaware, Lackawanna and Western)[1]
Fare zone14[2]
History
OpenedJanuary 29, 1872[3]
Rebuilt1901[4]
ElectrifiedYes
Key dates
July 1, 1981Station agency closed[5]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)131 (average weekday)[6][7]
Services
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Lyons
toward Gladstone
Gladstone Branch Stirling
Former services
Preceding station Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Following station
Lyons
toward Gladstone
Gladstone Branch Stirling
toward Hoboken
Millington Station
Lackawanna Station, Millington, New Jersey (1907).jpg
Millington station in 1907
Millington station is located in Morris County, New Jersey
Millington station
Millington station is located in New Jersey
Millington station
Millington station is located in the United States
Millington station
LocationOaks Road, Long Hill Township, NJ
Coordinates40°40′25″N 74°31′24.5″W / 40.67361°N 74.523472°W / 40.67361; -74.523472Coordinates: 40°40′25″N 74°31′24.5″W / 40.67361°N 74.523472°W / 40.67361; -74.523472
NRHP reference #84002767 [8]
NJRHP #2138[9]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJune 22, 1984
Designated NJRHPMarch 17, 1984
Location

Millington is a NJ Transit station in the Millington section of Long Hill Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States, located at the intersection of Oaks Road and Division Avenue. It is served by the Gladstone Branch of the Morris and Essex Lines, and is one of three stops in Long Hill Township.

The station building of stone-masonry construction was built in 1901 by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad and houses the Millington Station Cafe. In 1984, it was listed in the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and National Register of Historic Places as part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations Thematic Resource.[8][9][10][11][12][13]

Station facilities and layout[edit]

The station platform at Millington

The station has one low-level asphalt side platform that is not accessible under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. No buses serve the station, which does not have a station shelter except for the canopy. A 114-space parking lot owned by Long Hill Township is located south of the station. The spaces are permit-only on weekdays and evenings and are free on weekends. The station also has a single Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) and bicycle racks.[14]

Ground/
platform level
Street level Ticket machine and parking
Side platform, doors will open on the left or right
Track 1      Gladstone Branch toward Gladstone (Lyons)
     Gladstone Branch toward Summit, Hoboken or New York (Stirling)

Service[edit]

The station is use by all but one Gladstone Branch train, No.467, which terminates at Murray Hill. The first weekday train heading to New York Pennsylvania Station or Hoboken Terminal arrives at Millington at 4:58 am heading to Hoboken. The last train heading inbound to New York/Hoboken leaves at 12:15 am the next morning and heads for Hoboken Terminal. Heading westbound from Hoboken/New York, the first Gladstone Branch train arrives at 8:21 am, heading for Bernardsville. The last westbound train arrives at the station at 1:13 the next morning heading to Gladstone. On weekends, a transfer is necessary to a Morristown Line train at Summit, which accesses to New York and Hoboken. Heading inbound the first train arrives at Millington at 6:14 am and the final arrives at 12:52 the next morning. On holidays, the first train arrives at 5:54 am. Heading outbound, the first train arrives at 7:40 am and the last arrives at 2:39 am.[2]

The cost to get to the station (located in Zone 14 with Stirling and Lyons) from New York is $14.00 one way and $11.00 from Hoboken. Monthly commutation tickets from New York cost $393.00 while from Hoboken the price is reduced to $317.00.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Station Numbers". Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. 1952. p. 2. Retrieved June 2, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Morris and Essex Timetables" (PDF). Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. November 7, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010.
  3. ^ Stitcher, Felecia (January 27, 1972). "100 Years Ago Saturday the Iron Horse Arrived". The Bernardsville News. p. 42. Retrieved October 17, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  4. ^ "Closing of Millington RR Station Brings Suggestions For Its Use". The Bernardsville News. July 16, 1981. p. 12. Retrieved October 4, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  5. ^ McCrae, Sharon (July 16, 1981). "Closing of Millington RR Station Brings Suggestions For Its Use". The Echoes-Sentinel. Stirling, New Jersey. pp. 1, 20. Retrieved March 15, 2019 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  6. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  7. ^ "How Many Riders Use NJ Transit's Hoboken Train Station?". Hoboken Patch. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  8. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  9. ^ a b "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  10. ^ Millington New Jersey Transit Railroad Station Survey
  11. ^ Monmouth County Listings at the National Register of Historic Places
  12. ^ Thomas, Gwendolyn (1984). "Long Hill Township 1984 Historic Guide". Long Hill Township, New Jersey: Long Hill Township Historical Society. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
  13. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings in Morris County". Washington D.C.: National Park Service. 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2011.[permanent dead link]
  14. ^ "Station and Parking Info - Millington". Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit. 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2011.

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