Timeline of Jersey City Area Railroads

Timeline Of Jersey City Area Railroads

For the purposes of this article, the Jersey City area goes north to Edgewater (the northern end of the line along the Hudson River), south to Bayonne, and includes Kearny Junction and Harrison but not Newark. Thus all events relating to travel east from Newark is covered but not in any other direction.

These abbreviations are used, mainly to identify which system a line ended up with:

  • B&O=Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
  • CNJ=Central Railroad of New Jersey
  • DL&W=Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
  • Erie=Erie Railroad
  • LV=Lehigh Valley Railroad
  • NYC=New York Central Railroad
  • NYO&W=New York, Ontario and Western Railway
  • NYS&W=New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway
  • PATH=Port Authority Trans-Hudson
  • PRR=Pennsylvania Railroad
  • RDG=Reading Railroad

Read more about Timeline Of Jersey City Area Railroads:  1833, 1834, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1858, 1861, 1862, 1864, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1877, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1894, 1897, 1900, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1937, 1939

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