NJPAC / Center Street (NLR station)

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NJPAC/Center Street
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NJPAC Trolley station as seen from the north side of Center Street
Location McCarter Highway and Center Street
Newark, NJ
Coordinates 40°44′22″N 74°09′56″W / 40.7395°N 74.1655°W / 40.7395; -74.1655Coordinates: 40°44′22″N 74°09′56″W / 40.7395°N 74.1655°W / 40.7395; -74.1655
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 1
Electrified 750 V (DC) overhead lines
Preceding station   Newark Light Rail   Following station
Broad Street – Newark Penn
One-way operation

NJPAC/Center Street Station is a light rail station on the Newark Light Rail's Broad Street Extension. Service on this line opened on July 17, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. EDT.[1]

It is located in Downtown Newark, New Jersey, on the south west corner of the McCarter Highway and Center Street at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center at the northern end of Military Park. The station is above ground, as is the rest of the line to the north. To the south, after crossing Center Street, the train enters a tunnel to the underground station at Newark Penn Station. NJPAC/Center Street is the southernmost station on this line, which links two of Newark's three train stations. To the south of Center Street is Newark Penn Station and to the north is Broad Street Station with stops at Atlantic Street Station and Riverfront Stadium station on game days. Riding southbound the train leaves Broad Street and stops at Washington Park Station, NJPAC/Center Street, and Penn Station.


  1. ^ New Jersey Transit Travel Alert announcing opening of Newark Light Rail Extended service.

External links[edit]

The Center Street Portal to Penn Station on the south side.