New Jersey Transit (Rail)

Roster Current Up To: June 6th, 2020


The New Jersey Transit Corporation (usually shortened to New Jersey Transit or NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, United States, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. It operates bus, light rail, and commuter rail services throughout the state, notably connecting to major commercial and employment centers both within the state and in the adjacent cities of New York, Philadelphia, and Wilmington, Delaware. Covering a service area of 5,325 square miles (13,790 km²), NJ Transit is the nation’s largest public transit system by service area and the nation’s third-largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit by ridership, linking major points in New Jersey, New York, and Philadelphia. New Jersey Transit also acts as a purchasing agency for many private operators in New Jersey, with numerous private operators receiving equipment from New Jersey Transit (primarily buses) for route service within the state not controlled by New Jersey Transit.
  Locomotives
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Engine, HEP & Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
2003-06 Prima PL42AC Locomotive 4000-4032
(33)

16-710G3B-T1 with

Traction
  • Designed in partnership with Electro-Motive
  • These locomotives are not allowed to operated on the Atlantic City Lines due to lateral motion issues.
  Suburban
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
2002-04 Comet V Push-Pull Commuter Car 6000-6083,
6200-6213,
6500-6601

(200)
No Propulsioin
  • Cars #6000-6083 are cab control cars.
  • Cars #6200-6213 are trailer cars equipped with lavatories
  • Cars #6500-6601 are trailer cars with no lavatories.
Total Cars:    200   / Total Locomotives:    33  

  Mainline Locomotive
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Engine & Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
2001-02 ALP-46 Multipurpose Locomotive 4600-4628
(29)
(4)

MITRAC DR 3700F
2009-11 ALP-46A Multipurpose Locomotive 4629-4664
(36)
(4)

MITRAC DR 3700F
  • Locomotive #4633 is wrapped into a Pennsylvania Railroad heritage scheme as part of New Jersey Transit’s 40th Anniversary.
2010-20 ALP-45DP Dual-Power Hybrid Locomotive 4500-4551
(35)
(2)

3512C HD with (4)

MITRAC DR 3700F
  • Locomotive #4519 is wrapped into a Erie Lackawanna Railway heritage scheme as part of New Jersey Transit’s 40th Anniversary.
  • 17 additional ALP-45DP locomotives (#4535-4551) are currently being produced
  Urban Commuter
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
1982-89 Comet IIM Push-Pull Commuter Car 5300-5460
(161)
No Propulsioin
  • Cars #5300–5396, 5441–5458 & 5460 are former Comet II cars and #5397–5440 & 5459 are former Comet IIB cars rebuilt by AAI Corporation and Alstom between 1999 and 2003 to make them aesthetically and technologically similar to the Comet IV series
1996 Comet IV Push-Pull Commuter Car 5011-5031,
5235-5264,
5535-5582

(97)
No Propulsioin
  • Cars #5011-5031 are cab control cars
  • Cars #5235-5264 are trailer cars equipped with lavatories
  • Cars #5535-5582 are trailer cars with no lavatories.
  • Cab contorl cars are now used exclusively as trailers and will no longer be leading or ending a train since the cab controllers have been deactivated
2006-10 Multilevel I Car 7000-7051,
7200-7298,
7500-7677

(329)
No Propulsioin
  • Cars #7000-7051 are cab control cars
  • Cars #7200-7298 are trailer cars equipped with lavatories
  • Cars #7500-7677 are trailer cars with no lavatories.
  • Cars #7229-7236 were formerly owned and used for the Atlantic City Express Service.
2012-13 Multilevel II Car 7052-7061,
7678-7767

(100)
No Propulsioin
  • Cars #7052-7061 are cab control cars
  • Cars #7678-7767 are trailer cars with no lavatories.
Total Cars:    687   / Total Locomotives:    100  

  Arrow Car
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
1977 Arrow III
MA-1H Electric Multiple Unit Car
1304-1333
(30)

AC Traction
  • These are single units
1977-78 Arrow III
MA-1J Electric Multiple Unit Car
1334-1533
(130)

AC Traction
  • 2-car married pairs
  • Odd numbered cars are equipped with lavatories
Total Cars:    160  

  Light Rail Vehicles
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
1999-2002 Low-Floor Light Rail Vehicle 101-121,
5002-5018,
5020-5054

(72)

AC Traction
  • LRV #101-121 operate on the Newark Light Rail line while LRV #5002-5018 & 5020-5054 operate on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line.
  • Ten (10) NLR line LRV units and all of the HBLR LRV units are being converted from 3-section LRV units to 5-section LRV units.
  • LRV #5002-5018 & 5020-5054 are formerly #2002-2018 & 2020-2054 (Note: Some LRV units are still numbered in the 2000-series pending conversion to a 5-section LRV)
Total Light Rail Vehicles:    72  

  Low Emissions Switcher Locomotives
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Engine & Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
1999-2002 MP20B-3 Single Engine Locomotive 1001-1005
(5)

12V 4000 with

D78 Traction
  • These locomotives are used exclusively in non-revenue service.
  • Formerly 1967 EMD GP40FH-2s 4130–4134, rebuilt by MPI.
Total Locomotives:    5  

  EMD® Passenger Locomotives
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Engine, HEP & Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
1965-68 GP40-2 Locomotive 4102-4104,
4106, 4108,
4300-4303

(9)

16-645E3 with

D77 Traction
  • These locomotives are used exclusively in non-revenue service.
  • Locomotives #4102-4104, 4106, & 4108 are former Central Railroad of New Jersey GP40P units which was rebuilt by Conrail in 1991-93; these locomotives are also former GP40PH-2 rebuild units
  • Locomotives #4300-4303 are former Conrail and New York Central
1965-69 GP40PH-2B Locomotive 4200-4219
(20)

16-645E3 with

HEP &

D77 Traction
  • Former Penn Central units; rebuilt by Conrail in 1993-94
  • Locomotive #4219 is former GP40PH-2A #4148 which was damaged in an accident in 1996 and rebuilt
1968 GP40PH-2 Locomotive 4100–4101,
4109

(3)

16-645E3 with

HEP &

D77 Traction
  • Former Central Railroad of New Jersey GP40P units; rebuilt by Conrail in 1991-93
  • Locomotive #4109 is repainted into a Central Railroad of New Jersey heritage scheme as part of New Jersey Transit’s 40th Anniversary.
1981 F40PH-2CAT Locomotive 4119-4120
(2)

16-645E3 with

HEP &

D77 Traction
  • These locomotives are used exclusively in non-revenue service.
Total Locomotives:    34  

  Regional Trains
Build Year Model Fleet No.
(Total)
Engine & Traction Motor Fleet Notes Image
2003-04 GTW 2/6 Articulated Diesel Multiple Unit Car 3501-3520
(20)

QSX15 with

AC Traction
  • Operated exclusively on the River LINE
Total Light Rail Vehicles:    20  

92 Total Light Rail Vehicles
1,047 Total Cars
172 Total Locomotives
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