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6/21/2010



Rail News: Passenger Rail

NJ Transit opens rebuilt Montclair station


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On Friday, NJ Transit marked the opening of the newly reconstructed Upper Montclair Station.

Built in 1892, the station sustained extensive fire damage in 2006. The new station features a restaurant, public restrooms and a waiting area, and maintains the original building’s historic architecture.

In September 2007, NJ Transit’s board approved a 10-year lease with three additional five-year options for the restaurant space. The restaurant owner’s responsibilities included planning, designing, financing, building, operating and maintaining a 2,800 square-foot restaurant and station building, NJ Transit officials said.

The $1 million project was funded privately through the restaurant's developer and fire insurance proceeds.


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