Park Ridge station (NJT)

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Park Ridge
Park Ridge Station.jpg
The Park Ridge station on the Pascack Valley Line facing northbound along the tracks. The former Erie Railroad depot is visible in the distance and the two-side of street platform is noticeable.
Coordinates 41°01′58″N 74°02′09″W / 41.0329°N 74.0357°W / 41.0329; -74.0357
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Commuter Bus Rockland Coaches: 11
(on Kinderkamack Road)
Construction
Parking Yes (permit required)
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Station code 795 (Erie Railroad)[1]
Fare zone 10[2]
History
Opened 1872
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 181 (average weekday)[3]
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
Pascack Valley Line
toward Hoboken
Preceding station   Erie Railroad   Following station
New Jersey and New York Railroad
toward Haverstraw
Park Ridge Station
Park Ridge station (NJT) is located in Bergen County, New Jersey
Park Ridge station (NJT)
Park Ridge station (NJT) is located in New Jersey
Park Ridge station (NJT)
Park Ridge station (NJT) is located in the US
Park Ridge station (NJT)
Location Hawthorne and Park Avenue, Park Ridge, New Jersey
Coordinates 41°1′58″N 74°2′11″W / 41.03278°N 74.03639°W / 41.03278; -74.03639Coordinates: 41°1′58″N 74°2′11″W / 41.03278°N 74.03639°W / 41.03278; -74.03639
Area 0.3 acres (0.1 ha)
Built 1872
Architectural style Carpenter Gothic
MPS Operating Passenger Railroad Stations TR
NRHP Reference # 84002577[4]
NJRHP # 627[5]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 22, 1984
Designated NJRHP March 17, 1984

Park Ridge is a New Jersey Transit rail station on the Pascack Valley Line. The station is in Park Ridge, New Jersey, and is located at Hawthorne and Park Avenues.

This line runs north-south to Hoboken Terminal with connections via the Secaucus Junction transfer station to New Jersey Transit one-stop service to New York Penn Station and to other NJ Transit rail service. Connections are available at the Hoboken Terminal to other New Jersey Transit rail lines, the PATH train at the Hoboken PATH station, New York Waterways ferry service to the World Financial Center and other destinations and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service.

The station house 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]

1  Pascack Valley Line toward Spring Valley (Montvale)
 Pascack Valley Line toward Hoboken (Woodcliff Lake)

The station has one track and one low-level side platform.

Parking[edit]

Permit parking is operated by the Borough of Park Ridge. There are two permit parking lots available, with 100 and 34 parking spots, respectively. Permits may be obtained through the Borough of Park Ridge.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Station Names and Numbers". Jersey City, New Jersey: Erie Railroad. May 1, 1916. Retrieved November 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Pascack Valley Line Timetables" (PDF). Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. November 7, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS". New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ a b "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Bergen County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. April 1, 2010. p. 16. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 30, 2008. Retrieved September 24, 2010. 
  6. ^ Park Ridge New Jersey Transit Railroad Station Survey

External links[edit]

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