Convent Station station

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Convent Station
Convent Sta house jeh.jpg
Coordinates 40°46′44″N 74°26′36″W / 40.77889°N 74.44333°W / 40.77889; -74.44333Coordinates: 40°46′44″N 74°26′36″W / 40.77889°N 74.44333°W / 40.77889; -74.44333
Owned by NJ Transit
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections NJT Bus: 873, 878, 879
Other information
Fare zone 12
Rebuilt 1913–1914[1]
Passengers (2017) 1,035 (average weekday)[2][3]
Preceding station   NJT logo.svg NJ Transit Rail   Following station
toward Hackettstown
Morristown Line
  Former services  
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
toward Buffalo
Main Line
toward Hoboken

Convent Station is a NJ Transit rail station on the Morristown Line. It is located on the grounds of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Convent Station, Morris Township.

The station, built in 1913–1914, has two side platforms, with the station house on the eastbound platform. A ticket office and waiting room is open weekdays. On the westbound track a brick waiting house stands. A former freight station is on the eastbound side. The main driveway into the College is located at a level crossing at the east end of the platform.

Nearby are several office complexes, including the headquarters of Honeywell to the north and Pfizer at Giralda Farms to the east. The Traction Line Recreation Trail, formerly a line of the Morris County Traction Company, runs along the northeastern side of the line.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two tracks, each with a low-level side platform.

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 1 Morristown Line toward Dover or Hackettstown (Morristown)
Track 2 Morristown Line toward Hoboken or New York (Madison)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Street level Ticket machine and parking


  1. ^ Taber, Thomas Townsend; Taber, Thomas Townsend III (1980). The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad in the Twentieth Century. 1. Muncy, PA: Privately printed. p. 98. ISBN 0-9603398-2-5. 
  2. ^ "QUARTERLY RIDERSHIP TRENDS ANALYSIS" (PDF). New Jersey Transit. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 27, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "How Many Riders Use NJ Transit's Hoboken Train Station?". Hoboken Patch. Retrieved 2018-07-18. 

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