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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Tracks ran past these sheds, stopping “at” Laurel Road. I saw an old photo of them once.
MTA LIRR – Northport
Afterward, the spur was entirely used for freight service. Word is that a derailment at one of them spelled the end for the branch: Here are a couple of great pictures of the RDC cars on the Northport spur from the mid ‘s. Views Read Edit View northpkrt. Long Island Rail Road stations. The original line which lead directly into a station within Northport Villagesince April 25,became the Northport Branch.
Directly before the station and lasting until the track runs adjacent to Bellrose Avenue Schoola passing siding spurs off from the mainline and runs adjacent to jorthport.
Just east of Larkfield Road, the siding turns south and runs parallel to the main. The following pictures and commentary of the current status of the Northport Spur were also contributed by Mark Kolodny. Mark says that the last service I assume freight on the spur was aroundalthough it was used for storage for some time after this. Retrieved from ” https: They were contributed by Merritt Mullen, who adds “maybe someone in Northport might remember me, although I haven’t been back there for about 45 years.
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. A pedestrian bridge is set up between the lots. Northport Station features two large parking lots. I don’t think it was serviced by the LIRR as it did not have its own siding. Arrows point to stacks of old rails at the “terminus-area” lumber yard.
It is wide enough for the after mentioned south platform to be constructed. The siding is used on occasion for train meets, where an eastbound and westbound trains to pass.
Northport Train Schedule – Long Island Railroad
One south of the tracks and the biggest is north of the tracks. This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat The spur has not seen a passenger train since High-level platforms and a pedestrian bridge were added during the lateth Century.
The Port Jefferson Branch has one track at this location. ROW has been disrupted in spots with berms, logs and ditches to discourage local incorrigibles from riding dirt bikes on it. Between that period, the original Northport station was renamed Old Northport station, while at some point in or beforenorthpoft Northport station was renamed “Northport East” station.
LIRR Northport Spur
Regardless of the correct date, it was designed in a manner similar to stations such as those in RiverheadBay ShoreManhassetand Mineola. I’m not sure how much of a success this has been. The switches are maintained by two position light signals next to northportt switches.
The second track would eliminate this. Picture taken of the platform from the pedestrian bridge at night.
A lrr platform, for an extension of the siding, or a full second track, was originally planned for the station. Sometimes old passenger coaches were stored along the line here after freight service ended.
DUKE interlocking ends at a switch back to the main. Side platformdoors will open on the left or right. Retrieved November 21, — via Newspapers. The current station house was rebuilt aroundalthough some sources claim it was in Some of the locals eventually made off with them as souvenirs. Looking west on Laurel Hill over crossing. I suspect the rails crossing the street here were simply paved over in the years since abandonment.
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However, when the line was extended from Northport to Smithtown, they did not just keep extending the line eastward from Northport, but rather cut into the line from a point west and south lrr Northport.
The black line in the first map shows my guess of the ROW of this spur. A ticket window was proposed to be established but it has yet to occur. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. When this was the end of the branch from Hicksville c. It also served as the south end of a trolley Line into Northport from to