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Convent Station is a NJ Transit rail station on the Morristown Line. It is located on the grounds of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Convent Station, Morris Township.

Convent Station
Convent Sta house jeh.jpg
Coordinates40°46′44″N 74°26′36″W / 40.77889°N 74.44333°W / 40.77889; -74.44333Coordinates: 40°46′44″N 74°26′36″W / 40.77889°N 74.44333°W / 40.77889; -74.44333
Owned byNJ Transit
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsNJT Bus: 873, 878, 879
Other information
Station code428 (Delaware, Lackawanna and Western)[1]
Fare zone12
History
Rebuilt1913–1914[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)1,035 (average weekday)[3][4]
Services
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
Morristown Morristown Line Madison
Former services
Preceding station Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Following station
Morristown
toward Buffalo
Main Line Madison
toward Hoboken

The station, built in 1913–1914, has two side platforms, with the station house on the eastbound platform. A ticket office and waiting room is open weekdays. On the westbound track a brick waiting house stands. A former freight station is on the eastbound side. The main driveway into the College is located at a level crossing at the east end of the platform.

Nearby are several office complexes, including the headquarters of Honeywell to the north and Pfizer at Giralda Farms to the east. The Traction Line Recreation Trail, formerly a line of the Morris County Traction Company, runs along the northeastern side of the line.

Station layoutEdit

The station has two tracks, each with a low-level side platform.

Ground/
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 1      Morristown Line toward Dover or Hackettstown (Morristown)
Track 2      Morristown Line toward Hoboken or New York (Madison)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Street level Ticket machine and parking

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of Station Numbers". Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. 1952. p. 2. Retrieved June 2, 2019.
  2. ^ Taber, Thomas Townsend; Taber, Thomas Townsend III (1980). The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad in the Twentieth Century. 1. Muncy, PA: Privately printed. p. 98. ISBN 0-9603398-2-5.
  3. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "How Many Riders Use NJ Transit's Hoboken Train Station?". Hoboken Patch. Retrieved 2018-07-18.

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