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The Atlantic City Rail Terminal is Atlantic City, New Jersey's train station, located inside of the Atlantic City Convention Center.[2] It has 5 tracks served by three platforms and functions as the easternmost terminus of the NJ Transit Atlantic City Line to and from Philadelphia. The station was also served by the Atlantic City Express Service (ACES) from 2009 until it was formally discontinued on March 9, 2012.[3]

Atlantic City
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New Jersey Transit train #4622 waits on Track 3.
Location1 Atlantic City Expressway
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Coordinates39°21′49″N 74°26′31″W / 39.3635°N 74.442°W / 39.3635; -74.442 (Atlantic City Rail Terminal)Coordinates: 39°21′49″N 74°26′31″W / 39.3635°N 74.442°W / 39.3635; -74.442 (Atlantic City Rail Terminal)
Owned byNJ Transit
Line(s)
Platforms2 island platforms, 1 side platform
Tracks5
ConnectionsShuttle Bus ACJA: 4, casino shuttles
Construction
Platform levels1
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeACY (Amtrak)
History
Opened1989
ElectrifiedNo
Traffic
Passengers (2012)944 (average weekday)[1]
Services
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Absecon Atlantic City Line Terminus
Former services
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Terminus Atlantic City Express Service
discontinued 2012
Newark Penn Station
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Cherry Hill Atlantic City Express Terminus

On September 5, 2018, service on the line was temporarily suspended to allow for installation of the positive train control safety system and track repairs. The station remains open during this period to provide parking and temporary rail replacement bus service. The line resumed full service on May 12, 2019.[4]

Contents

Station layoutEdit

Street Level Street Level Atlantic City Convention Center & Casino Shuttles
Main Concourse and Platforms Waiting area Waiting Area, Ticket Vending Machines (TVM)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 1      Atlantic City Line toward 30th Street (Absecon)
Track 2      Atlantic City Line toward 30th Street (Absecon)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Track 3      Atlantic City Line toward 30th Street (Absecon)
Track 4      Atlantic City Line toward 30th Street (Absecon)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Track 5      Atlantic City Line toward 30th Street (Absecon)

Connecting serviceEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 2, 2013.
  2. ^ NJT Atlantic City Line, accessed November 14, 2006
  3. ^ Wittowski, Donald (March 10, 2012). "Casinos end ACES train service from Atlantic City to New York". Press of Atlantic City. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
  4. ^ "New Jersey Transit". www.njtransit.com. Retrieved April 25, 2019.

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