Northport is a station on the Port Jefferson Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It is located at Northport is one of the most elaborate LIRR stations. the current station is just east of the Northport Spur, which branched off the main and headed . Northport LIRR station commuters accustomed to shelter in the station’s year- old waiting room will have to alter their routine this summer. See 27 photos and 19 tips from visitors to LIRR – Northport Station. “The parking lot is huge! If you get lost just keep walking up. The station “.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. High-level platforms and a pedestrian bridge were added during the lateth Century.
MTA LIRR – Schedules & Fares
S41 Huntington Area Rapid Transit: Passenger service ended in Some of the locals eventually made off with them as souvenirs. Views Read Edit View history. However, when the line was extended from Northport to Smithtown, they did not noethport keep extending the line eastward from Northport, but rather cut into the line from a point west and south of Northport. Here are a couple of great pictures of the RDC cars on the Northport spur from the mid ‘s.
It also served as the south end of a trolley Line into Northport from to The gated facility is one of at least 2 lumber yards the branch served in its final decades. Side platformdoors will open on the northplrt or right. The black line in the first map shows my guess of the ROW of this spur.
The line was torn up by at the latest. Just east of the station is a siding that is well in use, part of DUKE interlocking. northpogt
MTA LIRR – Northport
The original line which lead directly into a station within Northport Villagesince April 25,became the Northport Branch. The second track would eliminate this. Freight service continued untilwhen the branch was abandoned.
I suspect the rails crossing the street here were simply paved over in the years since abandonment. Directly before the station and lasting until the track runs adjacent to Bellrose Avenue Schoola passing siding spurs off litr the mainline and runs adjacent to it. A pedestrian bridge is set up between the lots.
Afterward, the northpotr was entirely used for freight service. This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat I saw an old photo of them once. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. It is wide enough for the after mentioned south platform to be constructed.
I’m standing on Church Street with Rte. One south of the tracks and the biggest is north of the tracks.
The Port Jefferson Branch has one track at this location. The following pictures and commentary of the current status of the Northport Spur were also contributed by Mark Kolodny. I seem to recall that some of the old-fashioned crossbucks that used to guard the crossings on Laurel Hill, Elwood and 25A not sure if there ever were any at Church Street crossing were in place for a while after the tracks were ripped. Tracks ran past these sheds, stopping “at” Laurel Road.
The pedestrian bridge is wide enough for this extra construction, and the bridge’s stairway on the far side of the station has a landing on the same level as the unbuilt outbound platform, symmetrical with the landing on the other side which is part of the existing platform. Long Island Rail Road stations.
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The switches are maintained by two position light signals next to the switches. A ticket window was proposed to be established but it has yet to occur. To the right not pictured is where Maplewood veers off sharply, away from ROW. Between that period, the original Northport station was renamed Old Lrir station, while at some point in or before”New” Northport station was renamed “Northport East” station.
Mark says that the last service I assume freight on the spur nirthport aroundalthough it was used for storage for some time after this. The spur has not seen a passenger train since ROW has been disrupted in spots with berms, logs and ditches to discourage local incorrigibles from riding dirt bikes on it.
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Back when the line was active a fuel nlrthport with a couple large tanks stood along the ROW here. DUKE interlocking ends at a switch back to the main.
When this was the end of the branch from Hicksville c. I don’t think it was serviced by the LIRR as it did not have its own siding.
View is toward Laurel Road once known as the Trolley Road, but that’s another story. Word is that a derailment at one of them spelled the end for the branch: Looking northpport on Laurel Hill over crossing. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.