9th Street–Congress Street station (Hudson–Bergen Light Rail)

9th Street–Congress Street is a station on the Hudson–Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) operated by New Jersey Transit which opened on September 7, 2004. Located at Ninth Street, west of Jackson Street, in Hoboken, New Jersey, the station also serves the Heights of Jersey City. There are two tracks and two side platforms.

Elevator

9th Street-Congress Street station is notable for having an elevator which runs along the face of the Palisades cliffs between the platforms at their base and Paterson Plank Road at their crest. Use of the elevator is free. Before its construction, travel between Jersey City Heights and Hoboken was along Paterson Plank Road, Mountain Road, 14th Street Viaduct or paths along the cliffs now made inaccessible by fencing along the right of way.[2]

Station layout

Mezannine level Elevators to Paterson Plank Road and buses
Ground/platform level
Exit/entrance
Side platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Southbound      Hoboken–Tonnelle toward Hoboken (2nd Street)
     West Side–Tonnelle toward West Side Avenue (2nd Street)
Northbound      Hoboken–Tonnelle toward Tonnelle Avenue (Lincoln Harbor)
     West Side–Tonnelle toward Tonnelle Avenue (Lincoln Harbor)
Side platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access

References

  1. ^ "NJ Transit Set to Extend Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to Weehawken" (Press release). New Jersey Transit. September 3, 2004. Retrieved December 27, 2017..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output .citation q{quotes:"\"""\"""'""'"}.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-ws-icon a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4c/Wikisource-logo.svg/12px-Wikisource-logo.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-maint{display:none;color:#33aa33;margin-left:0.3em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  2. ^ Newman, Andy (November 19, 1995). "N.J. Law; Do Walls Keep Out Crime, or Just Neighbors?". The New York Times. Retrieved July 29, 2011.
source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9th_Street–Congress_Street_station_(Hudson–Bergen_Light_Rail)