Orange Street station (Newark Light Rail)

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Orange Street station is a surface station on the Newark City Subway Line of the Newark Light Rail, located on the south side of Orange Street between Duryea and First Streets, at street level. Orange Street station is on the south side of the road across from a bridge over the Lackawanna Main Line (now the NJT Morris & Essex Lines) and another under Interstate 280 near exit 13.

Orange Street
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Orange Street station south from the street toward Penn Station.
Coordinates40°45′02″N 74°11′06″W / 40.7506°N 74.1850°W / 40.7506; -74.1850Coordinates: 40°45′02″N 74°11′06″W / 40.7506°N 74.1850°W / 40.7506; -74.1850
Owned byNew Jersey Transit
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks3
ConnectionsNJT Bus NJT Bus: 71, 73, 79
(see note)
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Electrified750 V (DC) overhead lines
Services
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Park Avenue Grove Street – Newark Penn Norfolk Street

HistoryEdit

The station was originally built by Public Service Corporation of New Jersey on May 26, 1935, and contained a connection to the Main Street line until March 30, 1952 when the route was converted into bus route #21.[1]

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