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Maplewood station

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Coordinates: 40°43′52″N 74°16′32″W / 40.73111°N 74.27556°W / 40.73111; -74.27556

Maplewood is a New Jersey Transit station in Maplewood, New Jersey along the Morris and Essex (formerly Erie Lackawanna) rail line. It is the sole railroad station in Maplewood and is located at the heart of its shopping and business district.

Maplewood Station - March 2015.jpg
Maplewood station in March 2015.
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Platforms 1 side platform and 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Bicycle facilities Lockers and racks
Other information
Fare zone 6
Rebuilt 1901–1903[1]
Passengers (2012) 3,095 (average weekday)[2]
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Gladstone
Gladstone Branch
toward Hackettstown
Morristown Line
  Former services  
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
toward Buffalo
Main Line
toward Hoboken


Parking is available in a small lot just to the east of the station on the eastbound side (Lot 1) and a lot one block west of the station on the westbound side (Lot 4). There are also several signed areas along nearby streets, referred to as Lots 2 and 3. A motorist using Lot 4 must make one street crossing, walk under the metal trestles carrying the tracks over the street, and then walk fifty to a hundred yards to either the center or southside platform.

Between 6 and 9 AM on weekdays, Maplewood residents with permits may park in any of the 4 lots free of charge (excluding the yearly cost of the permit). Non-residents (or residents without permits) may park all day in Lots 1 or 4 for a daily fee of $3.00. The lots have neither a gate, gatehouse, nor attendant; instead, a motorist places his fee into a numbered slot in a box near the lot entrance.

Connecting tunnel between tracks
Station house

After 9 AM on weekdays, and all day on the weekends and holidays, any motorist may use any lot free-of-charge, as signed.

There is no overnight parking as no parking is allowed in any lot between 2 AM and 6 AM.

Bicycle lockers are also provided.


  1. ^ Taber, Thomas Townsend; Taber, Thomas Townsend III (1980). The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad in the Twentieth Century. 1. Muncy, PA: Privately printed. p. 90. ISBN 0-9603398-2-5. 
  2. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 

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