Mount Tabor station

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Mount Tabor
Mount Tabor Station - September 2014.jpg
Mount Tabor station in September 2014 facing Morris Plains-bound. Station Road is visible to the right side.
Location Station Road near New Jersey Route 53
Mount Tabor, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°52′33″N 74°28′55″W / 40.87583°N 74.48194°W / 40.87583; -74.48194Coordinates: 40°52′33″N 74°28′55″W / 40.87583°N 74.48194°W / 40.87583; -74.48194
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Connections NJT Bus: 880
Construction
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Fare zone 16
History
Opened 1881
Rebuilt May 1, 1902[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 36 (average weekday)[2]
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Hackettstown
Morristown Line
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
toward Buffalo
Main Line
toward Hoboken

Mount Tabor is a New Jersey Transit station in Denville, New Jersey along the Morristown Line just west of the small community of Mount Tabor in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey. The station consists of one side platform and 48 parking spaces for commuters. One of these parking spaces is handicapped-accessible. The station sees limited service on a daily basis.

The first station at Mount Tabor was originally built by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad on August 19, 1881 under the supervision of a man from Newark named John Scannell.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taber, Thomas Townsend; Taber, Thomas Townsend III (1981). The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad in the Twentieth Century. 2. Muncy, PA: Privately printed. p. 753. ISBN 0-9603398-3-3. 
  2. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS". New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Mount Tabor Historical Society (2007). Images of America: Mount Tabor. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. p. 16. ISBN 978-0-7385-5010-7. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Mount Tabor (NJT station) at Wikimedia Commons

The original Mount Tabor DL&W Station in 1881.