ELIZABETH | Grand Re-Opening of fully renovated train station

NJ Transit has officially cut the ribbon on the fully renovated Elizabeth Station, which includes platform capacity and access with upgraded elevators and additional staircases, besides new station buildings and a renovated public plaza.

NJTransit President & CEO Kevin Corbett was present, joined by New Jersey Congressman Rob Menendez, Federal Transit Administration Region 2 Administrator Michael Culotta, state Senator Joseph Cryan and Elizabeth’s Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, to celebrate the conclusion of the work at this critical station.

“The grand reopening of the Elizabeth Station marks another milestone in our rebuilding and modernizing of New Jersey’s transportation infrastructure”, said Senator Cory Booker. “The $74.5 million reconstruction project, supported by the Federal Transit Administration’s Urbanized Area Formula Funding program, will benefit commuters, enhance regional connectivity, and drive economic growth along

the Northeast Corridor. I will continue working with the Biden Administration and my colleagues to continue bringing home the funding necessary to invest in our infrastructure and provide New Jerseyans safer and more reliable services”, he added.

Congressman Rob Menendez shared a few words regarding the transformation of the station, that he considers “a vital hub”. “With increased capacity and improved accessibility the upgrades ensure a more seamless and efficient experience for commuters and visitor alike”, he said.