Norfolk Street station

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The Norfolk Street station is an open-cut station on the Newark City Subway Line of the Newark Light Rail, and the first following the line leaving the Raymond Boulevard tunnel. It is located on Norfolk Street just south of Central Avenue in University Heights.

Norfolk Street
Norfolk Street Station.jpg
LocationNorfolk Street & Clifton Avenue
Newark, New Jersey
Coordinates40°44′43″N 74°10′59″W / 40.7453°N 74.1830°W / 40.7453; -74.1830Coordinates: 40°44′43″N 74°10′59″W / 40.7453°N 74.1830°W / 40.7453; -74.1830
Owned byNew Jersey Transit
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsNJT Bus NJT Bus: 99
Local Transit ONE Bus: 24, 44
History
OpenedMay 26, 1935[1]
Electrified750 V (DC) overhead lines
Services
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Orange Street Grove Street – Newark Penn Warren Street/NJIT

HistoryEdit

Norfolk Street station was originally built by Public Service Corporation of New Jersey on May 26, 1935, and contained a connection to the Central Avenue line until December 14, 1947 when the route was converted into bus route #23.[2]

VicinityEdit

Institutions near the station include Science Park High School, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the New Jersey Medical School, the New Jersey Dental School, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Health Related Professions, and the School of Nursing. The historic, and now abandoned, Essex County Jail is adjacent to the station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Commuters Hail Newark Subway". The Asbury Park Evening Press. May 27, 1935. p. 17. Retrieved January 14, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.  
  2. ^ Station Reporter; Newark City Subway, including old map Archived 2015-01-23 at the Wayback Machine

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