THE GS TRAM SITE

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY

NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES

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31 Jan. 2011

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The Northern New Jersey system on the day the Hudson–Bergen Light Rail was extended to 8th Street in Bayonne.




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Newark LR Northern New Jersey Hudson Bergen LRT PATH train

Northern New Jersey tram map




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LIGHT RAIL ROUTES

Operator: NJ Transit

Newark

Newark City Subway Grove Street - Newark Penn Station (in subway in downtown Newark
Newark Light Rail Broad Street Station - Newark Penn Station

Hudson–Bergen Light Rail

B Blue Line Hoboken Terminal - Harborside - Liberty State Park - Bayonne 8th Street
G Green Line Hoboken Terminal - Weehawken - Union City - North Bergen [Weekdays only]
Y Yellow Line West Side Ave. - Liberty State Park - Harborside - Weehawken - Union City - North Bergen

Note: Route designations by letter are not used by the operator.

RAPID TRANSIT ROUTES

PATH System

Operator: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ)

B Blue Line Hoboken Terminal - 33rd St. (Manhattan) [No late night or weekend service]
G Green Line Hoboken Terminal - Exchange Place - World Trade Center (Manhattan) [No late night or weekend service]
R Red Line Newark Penn Station - Journal Square - Grove St. - Exchange Place - World Trade Center (Manhattan)
Y Yellow Line Journal Square - Grove St. - 33rd St. (Manhattan) [Stops at Hoboken Terminal on late nights and weekends]

Note: Route designations by letter are not used by the operator.


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Newark City Subway + Newark Light Rail: 10.0 km.
  • Hudson–Bergen Light Rail: 27.4 km.
  • PATH Rapid Transit: 22.2 km.


HISTORY

  • Newark City Subway (and surface line): 16 May 1935 - 16 July 2006 (integrated in to Newark Light Rail)
  • Hudson-Bergen Light Rail: 15 Apr. 2000 - today
  • Newark Light Rail: 17 July 2006 - today
  • PATH: 26 Feb. 1908 - today

GAUGE

  • Light rail / Streetcars / PATH: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Craig, P. "Newark: New Jersey's best kept secret revealed", Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2006 (69: 827), p.298-299.
  • Kyper, F. "Newark's best-kept secret - The City Subway", Modern Tramway, July 1968 (31: 367), p.231-235.
  • Lietwiler, C. "Light rail takes off in New Jersey", Tramways & Urban Transit, July 2000 (63: 751), p.248-250.

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