Stirling station (NJT)

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Coordinates: 40°40′29″N 74°29′36″W / 40.67472°N 74.49333°W / 40.67472; -74.49333

Stirling
Stirling Station.jpg
Stirling Station facing the lone station platform facing towards Gillette.
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Fare zone 14[1]
History
Rebuilt c. 1882, 1972[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 98 (average weekday)[3]
Services
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Gladstone
Gladstone Branch
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
toward Gladstone
Gladstone Branch
toward Hoboken

Stirling is a New Jersey Transit station in the Stirling neighborhood of Long Hill, New Jersey along the Gladstone Branch of the Morris and Essex line. The station consists of one side platform, as well as a concrete block shelter constructed in 1972 after the former Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad depot was demolished.[2]

Station layout[edit]

   Gladstone Branch no stop
   Gladstone Branch toward Gladstone (Millington)
 Gladstone Branch toward New York or Hoboken (Gillette)

The only physical facility at this station is a cinder-block-walled, shingle-roofed bench shelter facing the track. A pay telephone and a newsstand stand nearby.

Permitted parking is also available and costs $125 per year. These permits are for parking at the Gillette, Stirling, and Millington stations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morris and Essex Timetables" (PDF). Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. November 7, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Taber, Thomas Townsend; Taber, Thomas Townsend III (1981). The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad in the Twentieth Century. 2. Muncy, PA: Privately printed. p. 765. ISBN 0-9603398-3-3. 
  3. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS". New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 

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