The Raritan Valley Line
is a diesel-engine
-powered commuter rail service operated by New Jersey Transit
(NJT), originating out of Pennsylvania Station
, located in Newark
, New Jersey
, with most trains terminating at the Raritan station
, located in Raritan
, New Jersey.
Some weekday trains continue further west and terminate at the High Bridge station
, located in High Bridge
, New Jersey. Connections to Pennsylvania Station
, located in New York City
, New York
, via the Northeast Corridor Line
or North Jersey Coast Line
can be made at Newark.
One weekday morning inbound train continues to Hoboken Terminal
, located Hoboken
, New Jersey. At other times, passengers can reach Hoboken as well as New York City's lower Manhattan
and the Financial District
via the Port Authority Trans-Hudson
The Raritan Valley Line is colored orange on New Jersey Transit's system map. Its symbol is the Statue of Liberty
, a homage to the Central Railroad of New Jersey
whose logo was also the Statue of Liberty.
Trains are numbered in the 5,000s with the exception of an early morning weekday train to Hoboken
train #2406 and an early morning weekend train that only runs July 5th, train #8512.
Unlike the Northeast Corridor, the majority of station stops on the Raritan Valley Line are not wheelchair accessible
. Newark Penn Station, Union, Cranford, Westfield, Plainfield and Somerville are... Read More