Modern lighting doesn't dispel the
dimness of age in this underground view at Penn Station. An outbound train lurks across
The station was cluttered with construction equipment
this May day in 2002.
Work was then underway to build the one mile line,
opened in 2006, that quickly branches off to reach Broad St. Station,
which is used by three NJ Transit commuter lines to and from
The newer line is known as Newark Light
Rail. There are three intermediate stations northbound, and
two southbound. And once again
more than one route terminates at Newark Penn Station.
It is planned that the new route will eventually continue generally
south five miles or so to Elizabeth, passing by Newark Liberty