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 Pennsylvania Station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pennsylvania Station's destruction is considered to have been the catalyst for the enactment of the city's first architectural preservation statutes.
Pennsylvania Station is one of New York City 's main railway stations.
Penn Station is located at the center of the Northeast Corridor, an electrified passenger railroad line extending from Washington, DC to Boston, Massachusetts. /wiki/Pennsylvania_Station

 Pennsylvania Station (Newark) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pennsylvania Station, often called Newark Penn Station (including in letters on the side of the station) so as not to confuse it with Pennsylvania Station in New York City, is one of the two main train stations in Newark, New Jersey.
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. /wiki/Newark_Penn_Station

 Directions to One Washington Park - Newark, NJ
Newark is the hub of New Jersey's portion of the vast New York/New Jersey transportation network, and the majority of rail, bus and subway service in Newark emanates from the landmark Pennsylvania Station.
Newark Penn Station is the hub to three commuter rail lines: the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast and Raritan Valley lines.
Newark International Airport, the dominant airport in NJ and the sixth largest airport in the United States, is located approximately three miles from One Washington Park. /Directions

 Revitalization and development of Newark, NJ
Newark's Pennsylvania station is undergoing a $100 million-dollar renovation to keep up with all of the Amtrak, New Jersey Transit and PATH train users.
Newark is home to one of the country's largest shipping ports, the busiest airport in the tri-state area, and is within 12 minutes of New York City.
That changed on July 16, 1999, when the former Yankee and Newark native Rick Cerone along with the city of Newark, opened the doors to the new $35-million dollar baseball facility called "The Den." The ballpark is located north of NJPAC on the corner of Route 280 and McCarter Highway (Route 21). /html/newark_overview.html

 Hudson & Manhattan Railroad / Hudson Tubes / PATH Trains: Bahnhöfe Stations
The west end of the Harrison Station is formed by the bridges crossing the Passaic River to the east end of the Newark Station.
The stations at 14th Street (opened February 25, 1908) and 23rd Street (opened June 15, 1908) use side platforms instead of central ones and the north/south tunnels are separated from one another by a wall.
station was in operation until the beginning of the 1960s but with a very low passenger count at the end. /tubesenglish/5-stations.html

The opening to public service of Pennsylvania Station, Newark, on Sunday, March 24, 1935, marks the consummation of the first of three major steps in the extensive program of improvements which the City of Newark and the Pennsylvania Railroad are jointly engaged in carrying out, at an estimated total cost of approximately $42,000,000.
In addition to replacing the old station as Newark's principal rail center for passenger traffic, it will, with the elimination of Manhattan Transfer, become the Newark transfer station of the rapid transit lines to downtown New York, and their connecting point with the through trains of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Inauguration of service at the new station at this time is particularly impressive by reason of being linked with the establishment of through passenger train electrification between New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, with materially faster schedules planned for the near future and dedication of the freight service soon to follow. /Phila_Newark_Page4.htm

 Jason Lucas
Pennsylvania Station Newark was important to the city as a connection between
Plans for Pennsylvania Station Newark were introduced to help with the transition of commuters and travelers from diesel lines to electric lines into
For it was, that Pennsylvania Station merged the lives of so many people, traveling daily on commutes to works or leaving on new expeditions. /~jdl4832/Projects%20and%20Papers/part3_paper.htm

 Articles - Newark Liberty International Airport
On September 11, 2001, United Airlines Flight 93, which was on its way from Newark to San Francisco International Airport, crashed in Pennsylvania, due to a passenger uprising against terrorist hijackers.
Newark Airport was the first major airport in the New York area: it opened on October 1, 1928, occupying an area of reclaimed marshland.
Newark was the busiest airport in the world until LaGuardia Airport opened in 1939, dividing New York's air traffic and allowing Midway Airport to take the lead. /articles/Newark_Liberty_International_Airport

 Silver Meteor [Definition]
Newark Penn Station Pennsylvania Station, often called Newark Penn Station (including in letters on the side of the station) so as not to confuse it with Pennsylvania Station in New York City, is one of the two main train stations in Newark, New Jersey.
Baltimore Penn Station Pennsylvania Station (generally referred to as Penn Station) is the main train station in Baltimore, Maryland.
Most of the line's stations are shared with the Orange Line, and another portion is also shared by the Yellow Line; only eight stations are exclusive to the Blue Line.... /Silver_Meteor

 Articles - Port Authority Trans-Hudson
Just prior to the collapse, the station was closed and any waiting passengers that were in the station were evacuated by a train that was already inside of the terminal.
The permanent World Trade Center PATH station, expected to be complete by 2009 at a cost of $2 billion, will likely be paid for through insurance settlements relating to the events of September 11th and through taxpayer funds from the states of New York and New Jersey.
Penn Station in Manhattan did open some ten years later, but the plans had changed; the PRR maintained operation of its Jersey City Station and they also maintained their ferries between Exchange Place and Lower Manhattan. /articles/Port_Authority_Trans-Hudson

 Soul Of America - Newark: Transportation
Newark Airport Monorail allows whisks you between terminals and an extension is under construction that will link it to a new inter-modal transportation station at Waverly Yards.
Newark’s Penn Station is the best-connected train station in New Jersey.
Newark International Airport, located 3 miles from downtown, serves the most air passengers in the New York metro region – over 33 million. /cityfldr/newark9.html

The design included the use of more than 3,000 feet of garland throughout the station.
The old ticket windows were filled with billboards, and the festive carousel horses were given the holiday spirit with the addition of 6-foot wreaths that hung overhead. /bpa2002/newark.html

 The Newark Experience
Newark City Subway Timeline Significant dates in the history of the Newark City Subway from the building of the Morris Canal in the 1820s to the 1990s.
Hidalgo, Hilda A. The Puerto Ricans in Newark, N.J. Newark, Aspira, 1971.
Currently part of the Newark Museum, the period rooms have been restored to about 1891 and are open to the public. /~natalieb/newark.htm

 Art Deco Train Stations
Newark, NJ Newark's Penn Station was designed by McKim, Mead & White (same architects as New York's original Penn Station).
Omaha, NE Omaha’s Union Station was built in 1931 and was the first Art Deco railroad terminal.
Plaques around the Main Waiting Room depict the history of transportation, globe lights are encircled by astrological signs, and benches still bear the inlaid logo of the Pennsylvania Rail Road. /train.html

 UTU: News
No arrests were made at Pennsylvania Station in Newark, where the train was stopped just before 8 a.m., but all 450 passengers were asked to give their names, addresses, Social Security numbers and other information.
It wasn't until the train left Newark for Pennsylvania Station in New York that the usual din of clacking track, cellphone rings and laughter returned to the car's cabin and everyone could relax, Ms.
But around 7:45, minutes before pulling into Newark, a public address announcement asked passengers to remain seated, said Al Leckerman, a passenger who was traveling to New York. /worksite/detail_news.cfm?ArticleID=15432

 Newark City Subway
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.
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.
The Newark City Subway opened on May 26, 1935 using cars similar to those operated on street trolley lines. /busind/tranportation/subway.htm

 Lower Manhattan Information - History - Reflections
The opening of the IRT in 1904, the completion of Pennsylvania Station in 1910, and the electrification of Grand Central Terminal in 1913 all undermined the centrality of Wall Street.
Appropriately, when Ellis Island opened in the late 19th century as the main receiving station for immigrants and when the Statue of Liberty became the physical symbol of American aspiration, they were located in the upper bay, adjacent to lower Manhattan.
Newark and Brooklyn did not really prosper until the nineteenth century, and New York itself did not grow much beyond Chambers Street until after 1800. /history/reflections/new_york_s_first_34340.asp

 Ohio & PA RR Stations - Links
The Pennsylvania Heritage Site includes a page with info and a photo of the Mechanicsburg Cumberland Valley RR station (Cumberland Co.) and another for the Manheim RDG Station (Lancaster Co.).
Pennsylvania's Railways is a new site from the State of PA highlighting 40 RR attractions throughout the state.
It has an old photo and the history of the station that includes that sentence: "It's called Depot Town because there is a railroad station there that used to be very, very important for people who traveled by train.". /ohstations/links.htm

 Pennsylvania Station, Newark, NJ
Planned in 1929 and built between 1932 and 1935, at a cost of $42,000,000, Pennsylvania Station was the city's major building project during the 1930's.
Some quotes from Market Street Station, Newark, New Jersey--McKim, Mead, and White Architects (Portfolio of special building types).
The interior space of the waiting room shows the station building to best advantage; it is a high spacious room, classically ordered, and restrained in color. /barchester/146/penn1.htm

 Penn Station, Newark, NJ
Newark, NJ Art Deco and Streamlined come together to make Newark's Penn Station a masterpiece.
NJ Transit has restored the station to some of its former glory.
Station entrance shares a busy plaza with hotel /lackawanna/pennsy1.htm

 Directions to the Gateway Center
It is connected by a crossway to Pennsylvania Station, Newark.
Amtrak and Jersey Transit trains connect Penn Station NYC to Penn Station Newark as do PATH trains from Hoboken.
From New Jersey Turnpike : Take exit for Newark Airport. /dep/baqp/Gateway.htm

 Akin & Randolph Agency
Exit Pennsylvania Station Newark via the door near the information booth on the street level.
This first class business office complex and is conveniently located within the arts district of Newark, just 10 minutes from Newark International Airport and 15 minutes from Midtown Manhattan.
The office building at One Gateway Center is connected directly to the World Trade Center and Penn Station providing easy access to New York City its business centers, theaters and other area attractions. /directions.htm

Today, Pennsylvania Station is America's busiest passenger transportation facility, handling over 600,000 people daily - more than Kennedy, LaGuardia, and Newark airports combined.
Senator Moynihan was the driving force behind the new station, and since last year has served as the Mayor's representative to the Pennsylvania Station Redevelopment Corporation.
The Pennsylvania Station Redevelopment Corporation, to be renamed the Moynihan Station Redevelopment Corporation, was formed in 1995. /governor/press/year03/march27_3_03.htm

 PRR Documents
Commemorating the Opening of Pennsylvania Station, Newark, NJ March, 23, 1935 - The program for the opening of Penn Station in Newark.
The New York Improvement and Tunnel Extension of the Pennsylvania Railroad - A booklet commemorating the construction of Penn Station and the New York Tunnels.
Proceedings of the Meeting of the Citizens of the City and County of Philadelphia, in Relation to the Great Pennsylvania Rail Road, from Philadelphia via Harrisburg to Pittsburgh, with the Address of the Committee to the People of Pennsylvania. /documents

 Pennsylvania Station - One of America's Historic Places in New Jersey
The Pennsylvania Station was listed on 1978-12-20 and is located in Essex county.
Pennsylvania Station - One of America's Historic Places in New Jersey /historynewjersey/PennsylvaniaStation.htm

 Manhattan Transfer
In the 1920s, a Pennsylvania Railroad[?] station between Newark and Jersey City, New Jersey where passengers had to change trains on their way to New York ; /ma/Manhattan_Transfer.html

 New Jersey Transit
At Pennsylvania Station in Newark, passengers can board electric Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains, as well as diesel-powered trains serving the Raritan Valley and North Jersey Coast Lines.
Newark passengers can also connect to Amtrak, PATH trains to lower Manhattan, and the Newark City subway.
NJ Transit and Amtrak began serving Newark International Airport on October 21, 2001. /Content/Dynamic/Articles/000/000/001/007pabiz.asp

 Newark City Subway
The Newark City Subway (7-City Subway) runs between Pennsylvania Station and Franklin Avenue, near the border with Belleville.
The line begins on a lower level of Penn Station, beneath the tracks used by Amtrak, NJ Transit, and PATH trains.
With the exception of a grade crossing at Orange Street, the Newark City Subway operates completely on its own right of way. /gelijojapa/ptp/newark.html

 Pennsylvania Railway Station - One of America's Historic Places in Ohio
The Pennsylvania Railway Station was listed on 1979-11-29 and is located in Licking county.
Pennsylvania Railway Station - One of America's Historic Places in Ohio /historyohio/PennsylvaniaRailwayStation.htm

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