Northport is a station on the Port Jefferson Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It is located at Northport is one of the most elaborate LIRR stations. the current station is just east of the Northport Spur, which branched off the main and headed . Northport LIRR station commuters accustomed to shelter in the station’s year- old waiting room will have to alter their routine this summer. See 27 photos and 19 tips from visitors to LIRR – Northport Station. “The parking lot is huge! If you get lost just keep walking up. The station “.

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Northport Train Schedule – Long Island Railroad

Retrieved November 21, — via Newspapers. The switches are maintained by two position light signals next to the switches. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat Just east of Larkfield Road, the siding turns south and runs parallel to the main.

This left a short approximately 2 mi. Views Read Edit View history. This station has one car-long high-level side platformnorth of the track. Some of the locals eventually made off with them as souvenirs. Mark says that the last service I assume freight on the spur was aroundalthough it was used for storage for some time after this.


A pedestrian bridge is set up between the lots. The Port Jefferson Branch has one track at this location. DUKE interlocking ends at a switch back to the main. It is wide enough for the after mentioned south platform to be constructed. To the right not pictured is where Maplewood veers off sharply, away from ROW. Looking west on Laurel Hill over crossing. I suspect the rails crossing the street here were simply paved over in the years since abandonment.

I saw an old photo of them once.

ljrr The spur has not seen a passenger train since The gated facility is one of at least 2 lumber yards the branch served in its final decades. I seem to recall that lorr of the old-fashioned crossbucks that used to guard the crossings on Laurel Hill, Elwood and 25A not sure if there ever were any at Church Street crossing were in place for a while after the tracks were ripped.

Tracks ran past these sheds, stopping “at” Laurel Road. The siding is used on occasion for train meets, where an eastbound and westbound trains to pass.

Northport station

The black line in the first map shows my guess of the ROW of this spur. The ROW passes immediately under my feet. Sometimes old passenger coaches were lirr along the line here after freight service ended.

Picture taken of the platform from the pedestrian bridge at night. Regardless of the correct date, it was designed in a manner norrthport to stations such as those in RiverheadBay ShoreManhassetand Mineola.


Northport is one of the most elaborate LIRR stations. I’m standing on Church Street with Rte. Arrows point to stacks of old rails northplrt the “terminus-area” lumber yard.

ROW has been disrupted in spots with berms, logs and ditches northprot discourage local incorrigibles from riding dirt bikes on it. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

S41 Huntington Area Rapid Transit: One south of the tracks and the biggest is north of the tracks. The original line which lead directly into a station within Northport Villagesince April 25,became the Northport Branch. Afterward, the spur was entirely used for freight service. High-level platforms and a pedestrian bridge were added during the lateth Century. A second platform, for an extension of the siding, or a full second track, was originally planned for the station. Directly before the station and lasting until the track runs adjacent to Bellrose Avenue Schoola passing siding spurs off from the mainline and runs adjacent to it.

Freight service continued untilwhen the branch was abandoned.

A ticket window was proposed to be established but it has yet to occur. Passenger service ended in I’m not sure how much of a success this has been. Long Island Rail Road stations.