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  Newark City Subway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Newark City Subway (NCS) in Newark, New Jersey is operated by New Jersey Transit.
In 1937, the subway was extended to a lower level of the new Newark Penn Station.
On June 22, 2002, the Newark City Subway was extended to the suburbs of Belleville and Bloomfield along what had been the Erie Railroad's Orange Branch, and is now owned by Norfolk Southern.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Newark_City_Subway   (1377 words)

 New York City Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture.
New York City is located at the center of the BosWash megalopolis, 218 miles (350 km) driving distance from Boston and 220 miles (353 km) from Washington, D.C. The city's total area is 468.9 square miles (1,214.4 kmĀ²), of which 35.31% is water.
The city government maintains translators in 180 languages; the term "melting pot" was first coined to describe densely populated immigrant neighborhoods on the Lower East Side.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/New_York_City   (5174 words)

 New York (city) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about New York (city)
The most populous city in the USA, located on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in the far southeastern corner of New York State; population (2000 est, excluding suburban metropolitan areas under separate administration) 8,008,300.
New York is composed of five city boroughs that are also counties of New York State: Manhattan (New York County); the Bronx (Bronx County); Queens (Queens County); Brooklyn (Kings County); and Staten Island (Richmond County).
The city's port facilities have undergone great changes in the late 20th century; the piers along the Manhattan shore, which once formed the heart of the dock complex, have been abandoned in favour of special installations for containerized traffic in Newark Bay in the state of New Jersey, due west of Upper New York Bay.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /New+York+(city)   (3317 words)

 Newark City Subway
The Newark City Subway was, for the most part, constructed in the bed of the Morris Canal, which itself was built between Jersey City and Phillipsburg, NJ in the period 1825-1837.
In 1927, the Newark portion of the canal was authorized to become a right-of-way for streetcars, and construction began on this new subway on November 18, 1929.
Formerly known as "Franklin Avenue", this station was formerly the terminus of the City Subway route, with a single side platform at grade level on the southbound side, and a loop track at the north end.
world.nycsubway.org /us/newark   (1848 words)

 Pennsylvania Station (Newark) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The station, the adjacent 230-foot lift bridge over the Passaic River (the longest three-track railway lift span in existence at the time), the Newark City Subway and the realignment of PATH were built at a cost of $42 million, borne about half-and-half by the PRR and the City of Newark.
Newark Penn Station is still frequented by the intercity Northeast Corridor Amtrak service, but most of its passenger train traffic serves commuters.
It is also the southern terminus of the Newark City Subway, operated by New Jersey Transit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pennsylvania_Station_(Newark)   (849 words)

 RAILROAD.NET - Newark's Best Kept Secret: The City Subway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The City Subway has not operated on weekends for the last three years while ongoing improvements are made to the system.
Subway construction by the City of Newark began in 1929.
Because the Subway was built as a conduit for the surface lines operating in the city, there were five connections to the other routes.
www.railroad.net /articles/railfanning/newarksubway   (1687 words)

 The Shore Line Trolley Museum: Newark PCC 27 arrives at the museum
Alas, the tenure of the PCC in the Twin Cities was brief.
As the subway was being built, Public Service Coordinated Transport, the operator of this and many other trolley lines in the area, was cutting back many of its lines.
To its 25 year career in the Newark City Subway, the Shaker Heights episode is a brief footnote in the history of car 27.
www.bera.org /articles/newpcc27.html   (1395 words)

 Newark City Subway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Newark City Subway is operated by New Jersey Transit, a state agency that operates local public transportation throughout the state of New Jersey.
Four of the thirteen stations are in the underground subway portion.
Until 24 August 2001, the City Subway operated PCC streetcars built by the St. Louis Car Company in 1946-49 for the Twin City Rapid Transit Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
web.presby.edu /~jtbell/transit/Newark/Subway   (1078 words)

 Newark, New Jersey
Newark is New Jersey's largest city, with a population of approx.
Newark today is experiencing a renaissance and is again asserting its posistion as dynamic city with a bright future ahead.
Newark Symphony Hall on Broad Street is one of the state's major cultural centers, where audiences have enjoyed symphony, ballet, opera, professional theater groups and popular music programs.
www.icity.net /cityguide/newark.html   (1323 words)

 nycsubway.org: Volunteer/Contributors
Subway fan and NYCT station agent, Peggy has contributed station-by-station rundowns of many of the lines of the subway system and of Philadelphia's rapid transit lines.
Peter Dougherty: Recently moved to New York City after many years in Toronto, Peter is the author/self-publisher of a book, Tracks of the New York City Subway.
Wayne Whitehorne: Wayne is a subway fan, trainspotter, and all-around fan of the Canarsie Line, a page about which he contributed to the line-by-line section of the site, as well as numerous photographs of other stations around the system.
www.nycsubway.org /contrib.html   (2731 words)

In 1950, Newark was a prosperous midsize city in an urban complex that embraced all of northeastern New Jersey.
Newark Penn Station is a beehive of activity 16 to 20 hours a day, with Amtrak trains arriving and departing to all kinds of places, and NJTransit and PATH commuter trains running into Manhattan and to all parts of northern and central New Jersey.
Newark is located on a river, the Passaic, and a bay, Newark Bay, an inlet of the Hudson River estuary, which is in turn an arm of the Atlantic Ocean.
members.aol.com /ResurgenceCity   (8784 words)

 JerseyFest 2002: Newark City Subway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Newark City Subway was built in the bed of the Morris Canal.
Besides the various streetcar routes, a designation of 7-City Subway was given to the line that ran the entire subway route to Franklin Avenue.
At this time there was talk of turning the City Subway into a dual-mode bus operation, which would have once again allowed use of those several ramps that had only seen a few years of use.
pages.prodigy.net /kevinkorell/jerseyfest/ncs.htm   (408 words)

 The official website of the City of Newark, NJ
The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors is slated tomorrow to approve the spending of $15 million to purchase land in Newark to expand the City Subway.
City Subway from Penn Station and a surface right-of-way that will connect with Broad Street Station, Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
The land purchase is part of the City Subway's $207 million extension plan, which will ultimately create the Newark-Elizabeth Rail Link, connecting Newark's downtown transit destinations with Newark Liberty International Airport and the City of Elizabeth.
www.ci.newark.nj.us /Public_Information/Press_Releases/Press_Releases_05.htm   (412 words)

 Newark City Subway
On September 4, 2004, the name of this station was changed to help avoid confusion when construction of the Newark City Subway extension to Newark Broad Street Rail Station is completed, and as a method of honoring the nation's veterans.
This is the site of the only grade crossing on the pre-extension Newark City Subway and is controlled by a standard street traffic light.
Formerly known as "Franklin Ave.", and the last station on the City Subway route, this station was fully reconstructed in 2000-2001 for the subway line extension.
www.stationreporter.net /ncs.htm   (1181 words)

 Northern New Jersey: Light Rail's Spectacular Comeback
Four of the thirteen stations are in the underground subway portion; the remainder of the route operates in open cut or on the surface, and is mostly grade-separated from automobile traffic.
Already under way is a project to extend the City Subway line one mile (1.6 km), from Penn Station to the Broad St. regional rail station (which currently handles commuter trains on the Morris and Essex and Montclair-Boonton lines) – thus significantly enlarging rail transit interconnectivity in the area.
Besides the Newark subway facilities already discussed, another of the more impressive features of the former light rail network was the Hoboken El (Elevated), a key rapid transit link between Hoboken, Jersey City, and the Palisades (the high ridge parallelling the west bank of the Hudson River across from the island of Manhattan).
www.lightrailnow.org /news/n_nj001.htm   (3744 words)

 Newark City Subway
NEWARK, NJ, August 22, 2001 -- Dignitaries, customers and rail fans will join together on Friday, August 24 to say good-bye to a piece of transportation history as NJ TRANSIT retires the Presidents' Conference Committee (PCC) cars that have carried millions of customers on the Newark City Subway.
At the height of its operation, the City Subway's underground portion carried seven trolley lines, which operated to Bloomfield, Caldwell, East Orange, Jersey City, Montclair, Newark and Orange.
Newark City Subway customers that wish to use other stations must board substitute buses at the usual location (Lane 1A) in the Newark Penn Station bus lanes.
www.oldnewark.com /busind/tranportation/subway.htm   (677 words)

 Newark Downtown District
Newark Mayor Sharpe James and Police Director Anthony Ambrose today announced the formation of the Newark Police Department’s Dive Team established to enable the Department to handle any waterway operations in and around the City as well as homeland security functions.
Newark’s war on crime will soon be waged from new bases, as the Police Department broke ground for two new precincts on January 11, 2006.
NEWARK GETS 77 NEW BUS SHELTERS People who have to wait for a bus on Newark’s city streets will find the wait easier to weather, as the Department of Engineering is replacing all 77 shelters around the city.
www.downtownnewark.com   (450 words)

 Newark extending subway [Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers]
NEWARK, N.J. -- For some, the terms "Newark" and "subway" could form a kind of double negative, conjuring one-two punch imagery of crime and grime.
It is a notion - outdated, Newark's boosters insist - that fueled skepticism before the New Jersey Performing Arts Center was built, and helped discourage now-stalled plans to build a downtown sports arena.
Nonetheless, work is under way on a $208 million, mile-long extension of the Newark City Subway, which planners say will help reduce traffic, spur economic development and even enhance the city's entertainment and cultural opportunities.
www.ble.org /pr/news/headline.asp?id=8087   (326 words)

 Free Congress Foundation Online ---   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The subway was extended to Penn Station on June 20, 1937.
Subway surface trolley operation ended as follows: Route 23 in 1947, Route 21 in 1948 and Route 29 on March 30, 1952.
Subway Surface concept connections were provided at Church Street with the J and N lines and at West Portal with the K, L and M lines.
www.trolleycar.org /observations/geissenheimer/geissenheimer010827.htm   (2208 words)

 Directions to NJIT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
New Jersey Institute of Technology may be reached via the Garden State Parkway and New New Jersey Turnpike from north and south, and via Interstate Route 280 from East and West.
Bus, city subway and taxi connections may be obtained at the station.
Newark Penn Station: Connections to the NJIT campus may be made by bus, city subway, or taxi.
www.njit.edu /University/directions.html   (518 words)

 On Track On Line Forums -> NJT/Newark Subway station renamed
Effective Saturday, September 4, 2004, the name of Newark City Subway Broad Street Station will be changed to Military Park Station to honor our nation's veterans.
This renaming will also help avoid confusion when construction of the Newark City Subway extension to Newark Broad Street Rail Station is completed.
The park was designed as a training place for soldiers when the city was planned in 1667.
www.on-track-on-line.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=7029   (266 words)

 Welcome to New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Atlantic City Line goes from Philadelphia to Atlantic City and is the only rail line not to serve Newark or Hoboken.
It operates from Newark, Hoboken, Midtown Manhattan, and the World Trade Center (as the station is still called) and serves Harrison, Exchange Place, Journal Square, and Pavonia.
The Newark City Subway is technically a light rail line.
www.orenstransitpage.com /otpnjpics/njhome.htm   (281 words)

 Route 21 (McCarter Highway)/Newark City Subway Extension (NCSE) Construction, Overview, Commuter Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The purpose of this project is to improve traffic flow along Route 21 (McCarter Highway) in Newark and its intersections with city streets.
Aesthetic enhancements such as decorative crosswalks and sidewalks, granite curb, decorative traffic signals and roadway lighting, stamped concrete gutters and trees are a part of this project.
The first segment of NERL is a one-mile, five station light rail extension of the Newark City Subway.
www.state.nj.us /transportation/commuter/route21/overview.htm   (289 words)

 Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Photo Caption: Newark Mayor Sharpe James addresses the audience at the ceremonial re-opening of Mulberry Street on January 4, 2005.
After 18 months of construction beneath the closed street, the first rail tunnel to be built in New Jersey in 60 years was completed, speeding the planned 2006 completion of NJ Transit’s Newark City Subway extension to Broad Street Station.
Photo Caption: Joined by NJ Transit, county, and city dignitaries, Newark Mayor Sharpe James (in the hardhat) cuts the ribbon to ceremonially re-open Mulberry Street on January 4, 2005.
www.ci.newark.nj.us /Public_Information/Press_Releases.asp?id=286   (188 words)

 Rutgers-Newark Online - The State University of New Jersey
NJ Transit, PATH and Amtrak all stop at Newark Penn Station, about 10 blocks from campus.
From Newark Penn Station, ride the Newark city subway two stops to Washington Street and you're on campus.
A light rail extension will soon connect Newark Penn Station with the Broad St Station as well, making stops along the way to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
www.newark.rutgers.edu /visitors/index.php?sId=gethere   (152 words)

 Free Congress Foundation Online ---   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
I visited the Newark City Subway during the PM peak hour on Tuesday, August 28 and found many of the same conditions from Monday morning.
In this transition period, it is proper to note the dedication of the Subway managers, operators and maintenance personnel during this hectic period.
The Newark subway as built was an excellent example of the Subway-Surface concept.
www.trolleycar.org /observations/geissenheimer/geissenheimer010830.htm   (2391 words)

 Rutgers-Newark Online - Mass Transit to/from Rutgers-Newark
Whether you commute by bus, rail, or subway, Newark is a mass transit town, home to major train stations, a city subway system and New Jersey Transit bus lines.
There are many ways to leave your car behind, and safely and conveniently commute to Rutgers-Newark from within New Jersey, or from New York City.
Newark City Subway (The Washington St. stop is on the R-N campus)
rutgers-newark.rutgers.edu /masstransit   (141 words)

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