Westfield station (NJ Transit)

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Westfield Station.jpg
Westfield station in August 2014.
General information
LocationSouth Avenue (CR 610) & Summit Avenue, Westfield, New Jersey
Coordinates40°38′59″N 74°20′52″W / 40.6496°N 74.3477°W / 40.6496; -74.3477Coordinates: 40°38′59″N 74°20′52″W / 40.6496°N 74.3477°W / 40.6496; -74.3477
Line(s)Raritan Valley Line
Platforms2 side platforms
ConnectionsNJ Transit Bus: 59, 113
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone8[1]
OpenedJanuary 1, 1839[2]
Rebuilt1892 (westbound station)[3]
1913 (eastbound station)[3]
20122,376 (average weekday)[4]
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Fanwood Raritan Valley Line Garwood
Former services
Preceding station Central Railroad of New Jersey Following station
toward Scranton
Main Line Cranford
toward Somerville
Somerville – Jersey City

Westfield is a New Jersey Transit railroad station on the Raritan Valley Line, in Westfield, Union County, New Jersey, United States.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two high-level side platforms. The station consists of two buildings: the main building on the north (westbound platform) side of the track houses a non-profit group, the south (eastbound platform) side of the tracks houses the ticket office and waiting area and the platform has two ticket vending machines. The present north building was built in 1892, while the present south building was built in 1912 by the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ). An access tunnel connects the two platforms and, like Cranford, there are historic photographs of Westfield displayed in the tunnel.

Platform level
Side platform
Track 1      Raritan Valley Line toward Raritan or High Bridge (Fanwood)
Track 2      Raritan Valley Line toward Newark Penn Station (Garwood)
Side platform
G Street level Station building, parking, buses


  1. ^ "Raritan Valley Line Timetables" (PDF). Newark, New Jersey: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations. November 7, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010.
  2. ^ "Original Route of New Jersey Central Railroad Followed Old Post Road Between Plainfield, Elizabethport, Historian Says". The Plainfield Courier-News. December 31, 1938. p. 7. Retrieved August 2, 2020 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ a b "Westfielders' Opinions Vary on Purchasing CNJ Stations". The Courier-News. March 30, 1955. p. 25. Retrieved December 2, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  4. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 19, 2013. Retrieved December 31, 2012.

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