Destinations

Through Train Rides to Points

Train Rides to New Jersey Points

The Track and Train Announcement Signs


Map & Photos

Proposed Rail Shuttle Map    Aerial Views    Photos


Liberty Historic Railway Purposes or Objectives

Rail Access: enhancing the mobility, environment & experience


Restoring the Central Railroad of NJ Train Shed?

Why should it be done?   Because it is vital to the Park!

Preservation Master Plan (2000):   Part 1    Part 2    Part 3

Updated Preservation Master Plan (2012)  

Preservation New Jersey Nomination Form

National Trust for Historic Preservation 2013 Final Draft Form

CNJ Train Shed funding Feasability Study Report


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Home Liberty Historic Railway, Inc.

Liberty Historic Railway Inc.

103 Dogwood Lane
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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Well dressed commuters who have arrived on two Jersey Central trains under the Train Shed are walking toward the Terminal & Ferry Boats to Liberty Street, New York City, NY.

Night Photo Shoot — Saturday September‭ ‬20th

On the evening of Saturday September‭ ‬20th the United Railroad Historical Society will‭ ‬be hosting our second annual night photo shoot at our Boonton restoration yard.‭ ‬The yard is normally closed to the public,‭ ‬but once a year we open it‭ ‬up to the public to see what’s new.‭ ‬We have a limited number of tickets available for this exclusive event be sure to buy your tickets while they last. more...

Transportation Heritage Festival

Sunday September 21st, 10 am to 4 pm — Rain or Shine!

 

The URHS Transportation Heritage festival is back, and this year’s event is sure to be bigger and better than the last! On Sunday September 21, you can visit the United Railroad Historical Society for a fun and educational day with some of New Jersey’s rare and classic trains. For the third consecutive year, the URHS will open the gates of its normally-private Boonton Restoration Facility to showcase some of its historic collection. Visitors will be able to get up close and personal with vintage railroad equipment and well as visiting classic cars, trucks, buses, and military vehicles. Live music, food concessions, historical & educational presentations, and vendors of railroad-related souvenirs will round out a day that the whole family can enjoy!   More info

Central Railroad of New Jersey's Jersey City Terminal Today (October 2012)

Barbara Streisand in Funny Girl at CRR of NJ Terminal & NY Harbor: YouTube.Com

Liberty Historic Railway was established in January 2010 as a non-profit, public benefit corporation to jump-start the long-delayed stabilization and restoration of the deteriorated Central RR of NJ, Jersey City Terminal, Train Shed (both Train Shed and Terminal are on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places); to allow appropriate historic transportation equipment to be displayed and interpreted under the Shed; and to promote / provide rail shuttle connections within Liberty State Park to give incentive to the movement of people, not rubber tired vehicles, in, out, and around the Park. Our goal is to make it more convenient, as well as environmentally friendly, for the public to visit the Park via mass transit in lieu of the personal passenger automobile. As visitation grows, so will the pressure for more parking and road capacity within the Park, which could produce a detrimental effect for this majestic free and green open space - New Jersey’s largest urban state park.

Number of passengers arriving at this Terminal since June 2010:


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