Norfolk Street (NLR station)

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Norfolk Street
Norfolk Street Station.jpg
Location Norfolk Street & Clifton Avenue
Newark, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°44′43″N 74°10′59″W / 40.7453°N 74.1830°W / 40.7453; -74.1830Coordinates: 40°44′43″N 74°10′59″W / 40.7453°N 74.1830°W / 40.7453; -74.1830
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections NJT Bus NJT Bus: 99
Local Transit ONE Bus: 24, 44
Electrified 750 V (DC) overhead lines
Preceding station   Newark Light Rail   Following station
toward Grove Street
Grove Street – Newark Penn

Norfolk Street Station is an open-cut station on the Newark City Subway Line of the Newark Light Rail system. and the first following the line leaving the Raymond Boulevard tunnel. It is located on Norfolk Street just south of Central Avenue in University Heights.


Norfolk Street station was originally built by Public Service Corporation of New Jersey on May 26, 1935, and contained a connection to the Central Avenue line until December 14, 1947 when the route was converted into bus route #23.[1]


Institutions near the station include Science Park High School, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the New Jersey Medical School, the New Jersey Dental School, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Health Related Professions, and the School of Nursing. The historic, and now abandoned, Essex County Jail is adjacent to the station.


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