What Are Some Details About New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor?


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The Northeast Corridor Line on New Jersey Transit is a commuter train line that goes between Trenton, New Jersey, and Manhattan, New York. The Northeast Corridor, New Jersey Transit's busiest rail line, connects with Amtrak, the Long Island Railroad and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

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The Northeast Corridor Line's northern terminus is Penn Station in Manhattan. The next station is Secaucus Junction, the first New Jersey station on the line. Secaucus Junction provides connections to most of New Jersey Transit's other train lines, including the Pascack Valley Line, the North Jersey Coast Line, the Morristown Line, the Montclair-Boonton Line and the Port Jervis Line.

After Secaucus Junction, the Northeast Corridor stops at Penn Station in Newark, New Jersey. This station has connections to the Port Authority Trans-Hudson railroad. The Northeast Corridor also stops at Newark Liberty International Airport. The line also makes two stops in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Other New Jersey towns the Northeast Corridor line serves are Linden, Rahway, Woodbridge Township, Metuchen and Edison. Woodbridge Township's station, locally known as Metropark, also has connections to Amtrak lines. The Northeast Corridor stops at Princeton Junction, which connects to New Jersey Transit's Princeton Branch, the provider of rail service to Princeton University. The line passes through the New Jersey towns of New Brunswick and Hamilton before reaching its southern terminus in Trenton.

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