Union County, New Jersey

 

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Berkeley Heights

DL&W

Plainfield Ave.

P

business

1899

in use

wood

NJT

Field checked 2/13 

Cranford

CNJ

between North Ave.and South Ave.

C

rr

1930s

in use

wood

NJT

 

Cranford

CNJ

 

T

rr

 

in use

 

NJT

Excee Tower

Elizabeth

CNJ

West Grand St. between Broad St. and Union St.

P

business

1892-93

 

brick/stone

 

restored, westbound depot gone

Elizabeth

PRR 

over Elizabeth River

B

rr

 

 in use

steel

CSX/NS

pony/through plate girder bascule bridge, doesn't open

Elizabeth

NJT

 

P

 

 

in use

 

NJT

 

Elizabethport (to Staten Island, NY)

B&O

over Arthur Kill

B

rr

1959, reconditioned 2006

in use

steel

CSX/M&E

through truss vertical lift bridge, Arthur Kill Bridge, Field checked 7/12

Fanwood

CNJ

Martine Ave./North Ave. 

C

offices

1874 

in use

wood

NJT

two story, Field checked 10/13

New Providence (Murray Hill)

DL&W

Westbrook St.

P

business

1890-91

in use

wood

NJT

 

New Providence

DL&W

Springfield Ave.

C

rr

1899

in use

wood

NJT

commuter stop

Plainfield

CNJ

 

C

rr

 

in use

brick

NJT

 

Plainfield

CNJ

 

T

 

 

In use

 

 

Queen Tower

Plainfield

CNJ

over street

B

rr

 

in use

steel

NJT

through plate girder

Plainfield (Netherwood)

CNJ

S. Belvidere Ave.

C

 

 

in use

 

NJT

 

Rahway

PRR

 

C

rr

 

in use

brick

CSX

 

Rahway

PRR

over Rahway River

B

rr

1921 

in use

steel

CSX

pony/through plate girder bascule bridge

Roselle Park

 

relocated

T

residence

 

unused?

wood

none

QR Tower

Springfield

Rahway Valley

Mountain Ave.

P

business

 

unused

wood

none

restored

Summit

DL&W

 

C

business

1905

in use

brick

NJT

two story, east and westbound structures

Westfield

CNJ

 

C

rr

 

in use

wood

NJT

 

 

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