Monmouth Park station

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Monmouth Park
Monmouth Park Station.jpg
The Monmouth Park station in 2010. Monmouth Park station has no asphalt platform and consists of benches and shelter, with a gravel platform.
Location Port-Au-Peck Avenue at Myrtle Avenue
Oceanport, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°18′48.53″N 74°0′54.13″W / 40.3134806°N 74.0150361°W / 40.3134806; -74.0150361Coordinates: 40°18′48.53″N 74°0′54.13″W / 40.3134806°N 74.0150361°W / 40.3134806; -74.0150361
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Fare zone 19
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Bay Head
North Jersey Coast Line

Monmouth Park is a seasonal New Jersey Transit commuter rail station on the North Jersey Coast Line, located in Oceanport, New Jersey, and serving Monmouth Park.

Railway service to Monmouth Park can be traced as far back as 1892. There were two stations: a diesel-only terminal station, and an electric-compatible station. The diesel-only stop is closer to the entrance of Monmouth Park where the special Pony Express service terminated, until the end of the 2005 racing season.[1] That service was discontinued afterwards and so this area is no longer used as a train station (since filled over). During the 2007 Breeders Cup, the area where the single-track station is located served as a hospitality center/entrance.

The mainline electrified station is located approximately 1/4 mile from the track's main entrance on Port Au Peck Avenue. This station is served at least once an hour from approximately 10:30 a.m. until approximately 7 p.m. every day during racing season.

Station layout[edit]

   North Jersey Coast Line no stop
   North Jersey Coast Line ← toward New York or Hoboken (Little Silver)
toward Bay Head (Long Branch)

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