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Discussion related to New Jersey Transit rail and light rail operations.

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  by nick11a
Please consult this announcement post first before you create a duplicate thread. Chances are, the thread concerning the capital project you're looking for is linked here.

Please try to avoid "bumping" threads. If there's new information about a certain project, it will be either off this site or someone will provide it (hopefully by looking in here for the right thread, this thread having been established to keep the "stickies" at a minimum; thanks).

NJT's official 5-year capital plan and 10-year strategic plan

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail West Side Branch Extension — official website

Lackawanna Cutoff Passenger Service Restoration
Latest status: project has gone out for bids to restore Roseville Tunnel and track to Andover multiple times since December 2020, with a contract finally awarded on 6/21/22. Culvert work at Andover station was expected to be done by Q2 2021, but ultimately was folded into the Roseville Tunnel contract. Work finally started in Jan 2023.

NYSW Passenger Service Restoration — official webpage
Latest status: study began in summer 2018 and is expected to be completed in the first half of 2021. Public meetings were held in January-February 2019.

Northern Branch HBLR (was DMU) — official website

Portal North Bridge Replacement — official website
Latest status: official groundbreaking took place on August 1, 2022, and the project is under active construction which can be observed while riding the train between Newark Penn and Secaucus.

Glassboro-Camden Line — official website

Phillipsburg Restoration (RVL) (shelved)

West Shore Line Restoration (Real River Line) (shelved)

MOM Line (shelved)

West Trenton Line (shelved)

The following projects affect NJT but are not managed or operated by NJT itself. They are provided for convenience:

The Expansion of the #7 Train to Secaucus

Amtrak Gateway Tunnel
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