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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Just east of Larkfield Road, the siding turns south and runs parallel to the main. Northport is one of the most elaborate LIRR stations. The spur has not seen a passenger train since lorr The ROW passes immediately under my feet. View is toward Laurel Road once known as the Trolley Road, but that’s another story. Mark says that the last service I assume freight on the spur was aroundalthough it was used for storage for some time after this.

However, when the line was extended from Northport to Smithtown, they did not just keep extending the line eastward from Nlrthport, but rather cut into the line from a point west and south of Northport.


Retrieved November 21, — via Newspapers. Here are a couple of great pictures of the RDC cars on the Northport spur from the mid ‘s. Tracks ran past these sheds, stopping “at” Laurel Road. You can see part of the fill in this overexposed shot.

They were contributed by Merritt Mullen, who adds “maybe someone in Northport might remember me, although I haven’t been back there for about 45 years.

The following pictures and commentary of the current status of the Northport Spur were also contributed by Mark Kolodny. It is wide enough for the after mentioned south platform to be constructed. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

A second platform, for an extension of the siding, or a full second track, was originally planned for the station. I suspect the rails crossing the street here were simply paved over in the years since abandonment. To the right not pictured is where Maplewood veers off sharply, away from ROW. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Port Jefferson Branch has one track at this location.

LIRR Northport Spur

I saw an nrthport photo of them once. Just east of the station is a siding that is well in use, part of DUKE interlocking. The switches are maintained by two position light signals next to the switches.


The line was torn up by at the latest. Views Read Edit View history. Regardless northoort the correct date, it was designed in a manner similar to stations such as those in RiverheadBay ShoreManhassetand Mineola.

The siding is used on occasion for train meets, where an eastbound and westbound trains to pass. A pedestrian bridge is set up between the lots. DUKE interlocking ends at a switch back to the main. Passenger service ended in Side platformdoors will open on northpotr left or right. This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Northport Train Schedule – Long Island Railroad

Directly before the station and lasting until the track runs adjacent to Bellrose Avenue Schoola passing siding spurs off nkrthport the mainline and runs adjacent to it.

The original line which lead directly into a station within Northport Villagesince April 25,became the Northport Branch. The nortnport lay abandoned untilwhen it was torn up in preparation for the unbuilt Babylon Northport Expressway. Northport Station features two large parking lots. Retrieved from ” https: