North Elizabeth station

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North Elizabeth
North Elizabeth station.jpg
North Elizabeth station looking southwest
Location 1180 North Avenue
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°40′48.24″N 74°12′22.70″W / 40.6800667°N 74.2063056°W / 40.6800667; -74.2063056Coordinates: 40°40′48.24″N 74°12′22.70″W / 40.6800667°N 74.2063056°W / 40.6800667; -74.2063056
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Connections NJT Bus NJT Bus: 112
Construction
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 5[1]
History
Rebuilt February 1987
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 500 (weekday)[2] (NJT)
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Trenton
Northeast Corridor Line
toward Bay Head
North Jersey Coast Line
  Former services  
Pennsylvania Railroad
New York and Long Branch Railroad

North Elizabeth is a lightly used New Jersey Transit station on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast lines on North Avenue in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Service at this station is limited. As of November 9, 2014, there are six trains (up from 4) on weekends and holidays, and a total of 61 (up from 49) trains on weekdays. (Elizabeth station a mile away has 83 trains on weekend/holidays and 117 on weekdays.)

GG1s run by the Pennsylvania Railroad passing through North Elizabeth

The present station was opened by NJ Transit in February 1987, replacing a stop with low-level platforms.

This station has two side platforms and four tracks. Each platform has a staircase at their northern ends going down to North Avenue, which crosses under the tracks and another at their southern ends going up Hand Place, which crosses above the tracks. The station house and small parking lot as at the North Avenue end on the New York-bound platform. A larger parking lot is on the southbound platform.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northeast Corridor Timetables" (PDF). Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. November 7, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS". New Jersey Transit. December 27, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 

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