Pavonia-Newport (HBLR station)

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Pavonia-Newport
Pavonia HBLR jeh.jpg
Station platform
Location Mall Drive East
Jersey City, NJ
Coordinates 40°43′36″N 74°02′10″W / 40.7268°N 74.0362°W / 40.7268; -74.0362Coordinates: 40°43′36″N 74°02′10″W / 40.7268°N 74.0362°W / 40.7268; -74.0362
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections NJT Bus NJT Bus: 64, 68, and 126
NJT Bus Academy Bus: Westampton, Lincroft/Red Bank lines
NJT Bus Red & Tan in Hudson County: 16
(above connections on Washington Boulevard)
NJT Bus Red & Tan in Hudson County: 4, 16
NJT Bus A&C Bus
(inside Newport Centre Mall)
PATH at Newport
BSicon BOOT.svg NY Waterway
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 1
History
Opened November 18, 2000
Electrified 750 V (DC) overhead catenary
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 795,860 Increase 2%
Services
Preceding station   Hudson–Bergen Light Rail   Following station
West Side–Tonnelle
toward 8th Street
8th Street–Hoboken
Terminus

Pavonia-Newport is a station on the Hudson–Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) located at Mall Drive East in Jersey City, New Jersey. There are two tracks and an island platform. Current NJ Transit maps and timetables refer to this station as "Newport," following a similar change several years earlier in the name of the adjacent PATH station.[1][2]

The station opened on November 18, 2000. Northbound service from the station is available to Hoboken Terminal and Tonnelle Avenue, in North Bergen. Southbound service is available to West Side Avenue in Jersey City and 8th Street in Bayonne. Connection to PATH trains to midtown Manhattan and to New Jersey Transit commuter train service are available at Hoboken Terminal. Transfers to PATH trains to Newark, Harrison, and downtown Manhattan are available at Exchange Place.

As of 2014, it the most frequently used station on the HBLR system.[3]

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