Orange station (NJ Transit)

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Orange
Orange Station - April 2015.jpg
Dover-bound train approaches, in April 2015
Owned byNew Jersey Transit
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3
ConnectionsNJT Bus NJT Bus: 21, 41, 71, 73, 79, and 92
Intercity Bus Community Coach: 77
Local Transit ONE Bus: 24, 44
Construction
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
Fare zone4[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)1,401 (average weekday)[2][3]
Services
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Highland Avenue
toward Gladstone
Gladstone Branch Brick Church
Highland Avenue Morristown Line
Former services
Preceding station Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Following station
Highland Avenue
toward Buffalo
Main Line Brick Church
toward Hoboken
Orange Station
ORANGE STATION, ESSEX COUNTY, NJ.jpg
The station depot at Orange.
Orange station (NJ Transit) is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Orange station (NJ Transit)
Orange station (NJ Transit) is located in New Jersey
Orange station (NJ Transit)
Orange station (NJ Transit) is located in the United States
Orange station (NJ Transit)
Location73 Lincoln Avenue, Orange, New Jersey
Coordinates40°46′18″N 74°14′2″W / 40.77167°N 74.23389°W / 40.77167; -74.23389Coordinates: 40°46′18″N 74°14′2″W / 40.77167°N 74.23389°W / 40.77167; -74.23389
Area4.5 acres (1.8 ha)
Built1918
ArchitectNies, F. J.
Architectural styleRenaissance
MPSOperating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
NRHP reference #84002665[4]
Added to NRHPJune 22, 1984

Orange is a New Jersey Transit station in Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, along the Morris & Essex Lines (formerly Erie Lackawanna Railway). Eastbound service is available via the Kearny Connection to Secaucus Junction and Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan and there is also service to Hoboken Terminal.

The brick station and nearby freight terminal were built in 1918. The station building has been listed in the state and federal registers of historic places since 1984 and is part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations Thematic Resource.[5][6]

Station layout[edit]

Both platforms have walkways over their respective track allowing passengers to access Track 1, though trains on Track 1 do not typically stop at this station

Ground/
platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 3      Morristown Line toward Dover or Hackettstown (Highland Avenue)
     Gladstone Branch toward Gladstone (Highland Avenue)
Track 1      Morristown Line and      Gladstone Branch do not stop here →
Track 2      Morristown Line and      Gladstone Branch toward Hoboken or New York (Brick Church)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Street level Station building, ticket machines, parking

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morris and Essex Timetables" (PDF). Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. November 7, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010.
  2. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "How Many Riders Use NJ Transit's Hoboken Train Station?". Hoboken Patch. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  5. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  6. ^ Orange New Jersey Transit Railroad Station Survey

External links[edit]

Media related to Orange (NJT station) at Wikimedia Commons