New Bridge Landing station
New Bridge Landing, signed as New Bridge Landing at River Edge (known as North Hackensack until April 2009), is an NJ Transit rail station on the Pascack Valley Line. The station is located at Kinderkamack Road and Grand Avenue in River Edge, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. Along with the River Edge station, it is one of two stations in the borough. With the addition of "at River Edge" to the station's name, NJ Transit now recognizes the station as being in River Edge; when the station was originally called North Hackensack, NJT regarded the station as being in neighboring Hackensack. The station was built in 1870, as part of the northern extension of the New Jersey and New York Railroad from Hackensack's station at Essex Street. The station depot was demolished in 1978 and replaced by a shelter.
The station at New Bridge Landing in May 2014. The former northbound platform is visible on the right side of the tracks.
|Location||Kinderkamack Road and Grand Avenue, River Edge, NJ 07661|
|Owned by||NJ Transit|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Connections|| NJT Bus: 165 and 762|
Rockland Coaches: 11
|Parking||Yes (permit & daily)|
|Station code||777 (Erie Railroad)|
|Opened||March 4, 1870|
|Previous names||North Hackensack (1896–2009)|
Cherry Hill (1870–1895)
|1978||Station building demolished|
|Passengers (2012)||465 (average weekday)|
The station is named for the nearby tide mill hamlet New Bridge Landing, where George Washington and Thomas Paine crossed the narrows of the Hackensack River in his retreat after the loss of Fort Washington during the New York and New Jersey campaign in 1776.
This line runs north-south to Hoboken Terminal with connections via the Secaucus Junction transfer station to NJ Transit one-stop service to New York Penn Station and to other NJ Transit rail service. Connections are available at the Hoboken Terminal to other NJ Transit rail lines, the PATH train at the Hoboken PATH station, New York Waterways ferry service to the World Financial Center and other destinations and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service.
The Pascack Valley Line provides service seven days a week.
|Track 1||← Pascack Valley Linetoward Spring Valley (River Edge) |
Pascack Valley Line toward Hoboken (Anderson Street) →
|Side platform, doors will open on the left or right|
|Street level||Ticket machines, parking|
Bicycle and pedestrian access to the station from neighboring Teaneck is linked via the Old New Bridge Road Pedestrian and Bike Bridge.
Bicycle parking is available at the station.
Free parking is available near the station on certain days and times on several local roads.
Permit parking is operated by ParkAmerica. New Bridge Landing station's parking lot permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
Prices are as follows:
- Daily Slot Box Parking: $4.00
- Permit Parking: $123.05 per Quarter
A total of 42 daily parking spaces are available at the New Bridge Landing station parking lot and are located on the perimeter of the lot at a cost of $4.00 per day as of 2008. (there are parking regulations, however). These spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis, are limited and tend to fill up quickly.
Due to increased ridership from bi-directional operation, an additional 143 parking spaces were added to a permit only parking lot on August 13, 2008, bringing the total number of spaces to 291.
- "List of Station Names and Numbers". Jersey City, New Jersey: Erie Railroad. May 1, 1916. Retrieved November 23, 2010.
- "Pascack Valley Line Timetables" (PDF). Newark, New Jersey: NJ Transit Rail Operations. November 7, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010.
- Jones, Wilson E. (1996). The Pascack Valley Line - A History of the New Jersey and New York Railroad. East Hanover, New Jersey: Railroadians of America. p. 44. ISBN 0-941652-14-9.
- "Quarterly Ridership Trends Analysis" (PDF). NJ Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
- Yanosey, Robert J. (2006). Erie Railroad Facilities (In Color). 1. Scotch Plains, New Jersey: Morning Sun Books Inc. ISBN 1-58248-183-0.
- Reitmeyer, John. "NJ Transit to rename North Hackensack stop", The Record (Bergen County), February 3, 2009. Accessed February 3, 2009.
- NJ Transit Previews New Service On Pascack Valley Line
- Progressive Railroading July 13, 2007 Accessed September 13, 2007
- "Parking Capacity to Nearly Double August 13 at North Hackensack Station" (Press release). NJ Transit. August 12, 2008. Retrieved February 14, 2010.