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Ampere
Ampere Station station view.JPG
A view of the Ampere station before its closing by the Historic American Engineering Record
Station statistics
Lines      Montclair-Boonton Line
Levels 1
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 Montclair Branch
Other information
Opened 1905
Closed c.1989
Electrified September 3, 1930
Owned by New Jersey Transit
Services
Preceding station   NJ Transit Rail   Following station
Montclair-Boonton Line

Ampere was a former station on New Jersey Transit's Montclair-Boonton Line in East Orange, New Jersey. The station was built for the Lackawanna Railroad before 1909, when a housing development was built around the structure. The station was previously owned by the East Orange and Ampere Land Company, who was also supervisors of the land around it.[1] It was closed in 1991. The station was on the National Register of Historic Places before it was demolished.

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References

  1. ^ "New Roads To Bridge". New York Times. October 31, 1909. pp. XX2. http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&res=9B06E5D7113EE033A25752C3A9669D946897D6CF. Retrieved August 17, 2009.  

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