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Newark Broad Street Station is a historic New Jersey Transit commuter rail station at 25 University Avenue in Newark, New Jersey. Built in 1906 by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad to serve its line from Hoboken to Denville, the station's historic architecture includes an elegant clock tower and a brick and stone façade on the station's main building.

Renovations Edit

This station is currently (August 21, 2006) undergoing renovation. Construction contractors have demolished the westbound building, erected a temporary platform covering the northernmost track, and poured the foundation columns for the new building. Westbound trains currently use the center track. The platform has a number of bus-stop-like shelters along its length, plus a number of LCD monitors that display westbound train information every weekday evening during peak hours.

New Jersey Transit Rail Service Edit

Broad Street Station is currently served by the Morristown Line and the Gladstone Branch of the Morris and Essex Lines, and the Montclair-Boonton Line.

New Jersey Transit Bus Service Edit

Buses 11, 13, 27, 28, 29, 39, 41, 43, 72, 76, 78, and 108 stop regularly at this station in both directions.

Newark Light Rail Line Edit

This station is the northern terminus of the Newark Light Rail line from Newark Penn Station. Service on this line opened on July 17, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. [1]

References Edit

  1. New Jersey Transit Travel Alert announcing opening of Newark Light Rail Extended service.

External linksEdit

Next station NJ Transit Lines Next station
Watsessing Avenue
toward Hackettstown
  Montclair-Boonton Line   Hoboken or Secaucus Junction

toward Hoboken or New York Penn

East Orange
toward Hackettstown
  Morristown Line   Hoboken or Secaucus Junction

toward Hoboken or New York Penn

East Orange
toward Gladstone
  Gladstone Branch   Hoboken or Secaucus Junction

toward Hoboken or New York Penn

Riverfront Stadium
toward Newark Penn
  Newark Light Rail   Washington Park

toward Newark Penn

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