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Atlantic City Rail Terminal

The Atlantic City Rail Terminal is Atlantic City, New Jersey's train station. It is the easternmost stop on the 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.[2] The Atlantic City terminal is a 5-track, 3-platform terminal located inside of the Atlantic City Convention Center.[3] The Atlantic City Line is a commuter train and ran daily all day, until September 5th 2018 when the line was temporarily suspended of all NJT passenger Service for PTC Installation and track repairs the line will resume full service in early 2019. The station remains open during this period to allow passengers to park there and to buy discounted rail tickets to use on the buses. A temporary shuttle was created to connect passengers to the bus terminal from the rail terminal.

Atlantic City
NJ Transit GP40PH-2B 4216 waits to pull Train 4622.jpg
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 Rail   Following station
toward Philadelphia
Atlantic City LineTerminus
  Former services  
NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail
TerminusAtlantic City Express Service
discontinued 2012
Amtrak logo no text (1971).png Amtrak
Atlantic City ExpressTerminus

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. ^ Wittowski, Donald (10 March 2012). "Casinos end ACES train service from Atlantic City to New York". Press of Atlantic City. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  3. ^ NJT Atlantic City Line, accessed November 14, 2006

External linksEdit