Princeton BRT plan irks train proponents
PRINCETON, N.J. — centraljersey.com reports that residents who support the local “Dinky” train spoke out at a recent meeting in which a future bus rapid transit system
Princeton's Dinky rail relocation to proceed after board ruling
the Dinky Line at Princeton University and its surrounding buildings was denied by the Surface Transportation Board, according to The Daily Princetonian.
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Princeton's historic Dinky train faces uncertain future
[IMAGE]Princeton-Dinky-train-2.jpg[/IMAGE]PRINCETON, N.J. — The Princeton Branch, also known as the Princeton Junction and Back (PJ&B) and more commonly as “The Dinky,” has shuttled passengers to and from the main train station since 1865. Throughout those years, the train service has endured moves, budget cuts and the threat of being replaced with a bus. But now more
N.J. DOT backs Princeton’s train upgrade plans
involve moving the Dinky train station 460 feet south of the present station.
N.J. DOT Commissioner James S. Simpson said an agreement dating back to the 1980s allows the university to move the Dinky station. For the full story, click
Princeton, NJ Transit agree to land swap for train project
of the Dinky train that connects the campus with Princeton Junction. The university acquired a .84-acre parcel for the parking lot that it will build for the new train station.The transit system will get $185,000 from the university — the amount representing the difference in value between the two parcels. For the full story, click
Cost of work on Princeton Transit Center increases
shutting down the Dinky rail station for one week this summer.The news was announced one week after opponents of the plan to move the Dinky station lodged an appeal of the planning board’s decision to approve the university’s Arts and Transit project. For the full story, click
Judge rules in favor of Princeton rail station move
PRINCETON, N.J. — A county Superior Court judge ruled Princeton University was within its rights to move the Dinky station approximately 500 feet south because
Group files emergency order to halt Dinky station move
PRINCETON, N.J. — Citizen group “Save the Dinky” filed an emergency application with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection asking the state to temporarily stay the approval it gave New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) last year
Princeton group approves Memo for Dinky move
PRINCETON, N.J. — The Princeton Township Committee voted 4-0 to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with Princeton University and Princeton Borough that outlines the benefits the municipalities will receive when Princeton University moves the Dinky train station, according to the Princeton Patch.
Princeton arts complex proposal may save historic 'Dinky' train
With the support of students and the neighboring community, Princeton University is making great efforts to save the iconic "Dinky" train