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The original line which lead directly into a station within Northport Village , since April 25, , became the Northport Branch. Between that period, the original Northport station was renamed Old Northport station, while at some point in or before , "New" Northport station was renamed "Northport East" station. Passenger service ended in Freight service continued until , when the branch was abandoned.
Also known as "New Northport". Used as office for a sign company. Razed: It also served as the south end of a trolley Line into Northport from to High-level platforms and a pedestrian bridge were added during the lateth Century. Northport station features two large parking lots. One south of the tracks and the biggest is north of the tracks. A pedestrian bridge is set up between the lots. It is wide enough for the after mentioned south platform to be constructed. Northport is one of the most elaborate LIRR stations.
The spur has not seen a passenger train since Afterward, the spur was entirely used for freight service. The track lay abandoned until , when it was torn up in preparation for the unbuilt Babylon Northport Expressway. In , the LIRR completed an extensive rehabilitation of the station building, installing brick-paver walkways, new windows, a renovated waiting room, and new signage.
This station has one car-long high-level side platform to the north of the track. East of the station, on the other side of Larkfield Road, is a siding to allow trains to pass each other. The siding converges at DUKE interlocking and the two switches are maintained by two light signals next to the them. A second platform, for an extension of the siding, or a full second track, was originally planned for the station.
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 ticket window was proposed to be established but it has yet to occur. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Picture taken of the platform from the pedestrian bridge at night. Station for Northport". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 5, Retrieved November 21, — via Newspapers. Long Island Rail Road stations. Category Commons Italics denote closed or not-yet-opened stations and line segments. Namespaces Article Talk.
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Northport became the terminus of an extension of the Hicksville and Syosset Railroad line later the Hicksville and Cold Spring Branch Railroad , after some arguments with Oliver Charlick over the locations of stations in Cold Spring Harbor , and Huntington led to the line bypassing both towns, the latter of them two miles to the south, though a station was built for both of them. The line was extended from Syosset past Huntington to Northport in ,  and in the Smithtown and Port Jefferson Railroad opened from a mile south of Northport to Port Jefferson ,  turning the old line into Northport into the Northport Branch, the result of another argument between Charlick and Northport. Old Northport Station was abandoned in ,  but the Northport Branch was used as a freight line throughout much of the 20th Century. Between the s and earlys, the New York State Department of Transportation wanted to use part of the branch for construction of the Babylon-Northport Expressway. In reality, the industries that previously used the line no longer found it useful, and it was abandoned in , and dismantled in In , a 4. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Northport Train Schedule - Long Island Railroad
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 of Northport. This left a short approximately 2 mi. The black line in the first map shows my guess of the ROW of this spur. Mark says that the last service I assume freight on the spur was around , although it was used for storage for some time after this.