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New Bridge Landing
New Bridge Landing Station.jpg
The station at New Bridge Landing in May 2014. The former northbound platform is visible on the right side of the tracks.
Station statistics
Address Kinderkamack Road and Grand Avenue, River Edge, NJ
Coordinates 40°54′40″N 74°02′09″W / 40.9112°N 74.035969°W / 40.9112; -74.035969Coordinates: 40°54′40″N 74°02′09″W / 40.9112°N 74.035969°W / 40.9112; -74.035969
Lines      Template:NJT lines
Connections NJT Bus NJT Bus: 165 and 762
Commuter Bus Rockland Coaches: 11
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Parking Yes (permit & daily)
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened March 4, 1870; 150 years ago (March 4, 1870)
Closed Station building demolished in 1978
Rebuilt 1896
Code 777 (Erie Railroad)
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Fare zone 6
Formerly North Hackensack (1896–2009)
Cherry Hill (1870–1895)
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 465 (average weekday)
Services
Preceding station   NJ Transit Rail   Following station
River Edge
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Anderson Street
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Fairmount Avenue
(Closed 1983)
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Preceding station   Erie Railroad   Following station
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New Bridge Landing Station at River Edge (known as North Hackensack until April 2009) is a New Jersey Transit rail station on the Pascack Valley Line. The station is located in River Edge, New Jersey and is located at Kinderkamack Road and Grand Avenue. It is one of two stations in the town; the River Edge station is also located in River Edge. With the addition of "at River Edge" to the station's name, New Jersey 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 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.

Layout and service

1  Pascack Valley Line toward Spring Valley (River Edge)
 Pascack Valley Line toward Hoboken (Anderson Street)

This line runs north-south to Hoboken Terminal with connections via the Secaucus Junction transfer station to New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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.

Parking

NJT 4100 at New Bridge Landing
A train pulling into New Bridge Landing 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 Train 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.


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