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Waldwick station from above - April 2018.jpg
Waldwick station from pedestrian bridge at south end. Original depot at right with the new railroad-oriented development on the left.
Coordinates 41°00′44″N 74°07′23″W / 41.0122°N 74.1230°W / 41.0122; -74.1230
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Parking Yes
Disabled access No
Other information
Station code 2319 (Erie Railroad)
Fare zone 10
Opened 1886
Passengers (2012) 484 (average weekday)
Preceding station NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Following station
toward Suffern
Main Line Ho-Ho-Kus
toward Hoboken
Bergen County Line
Former services
Preceding station Erie Railroad Following station
toward Chicago
Main Line Ho-Ho-Kus
toward Jersey City
Waldwick Railroad Station
Waldwick station - April 2018.jpg
The Waldwick station depot, post-restoration, in April 2018.
Waldwick station is located in Bergen County, New Jersey
Waldwick station
Location in Bergen County, New Jersey
Waldwick station is located in New Jersey
Waldwick station
Location in New Jersey
Waldwick station is located in the United States
Waldwick station
Location in the United States
Location Hewson Avenue and Prospect Street, Waldwick, New Jersey
Area 0.2 acres (0.08 ha)
Built 1886
NRHP reference No. 78001742
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 23, 1978

Waldwick is a commuter rail station operated by New Jersey Transit in the borough of Waldwick, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.


Waldwick station - Bailey
Waldwick station, c. 1907–1912

This station did not open along with the rest of the Paterson and Ramapo Railroad on October 19, 1848. The Erie Railroad, who took over that railroad, established a stop at Waldwick c. 1886. A wooden station depot was built on the east side of the tracks at that point. The historic original station house has been listed in the state and federal registers of historic places since 1984 and is part of the Operating Passenger Railroad Stations Thematic Resource. The Waldwick Community Alliance has leased the building for 25 years until 2034. After years of being in disrepair, it has been restored and now houses the Waldwick Museum of Local History.

Station layout

This station has three tracks, the outer two of which are served by low-level side platforms, which are connect by a pedestrian bridge at their southern ends. As a result, the station is inaccessible for handicapped people as part of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. Some weekday Bergen County Line trains originate and terminate at this station. A multiple-track yard (Waldwick Yard) is located at the north end of the station complex to house locomotives and other equipment.

M Mezzanine Connection between platforms
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 3      Main Line and      Bergen County Line toward Suffern (Allendale)
     Port Jervis Line limited service toward Port Jervis (Allendale)
Track 1      Port Jervis Line does not stop here →
Track 2      Port Jervis Line limited service toward Hoboken (Ho-Ho-Kus)
     Main Line and      Bergen County Line toward Hoboken (Ho-Ho-Kus)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Street level Station building, ticket machines, parking


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