Secaucus Junction (formerly known as Secaucus Transfer during planning stages; also known simply as Secaucus) is a major commuter rail hub in Secaucus, New Jersey. It serves trains from all New Jersey Transit Rail lines except the Princeton Branch and Atlantic City Line, and also serves the Metro-North Railroad Port Jervis Line.
It was dedicated as the Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station at Secaucus Junction and opened on December 15, 2003. U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, who died in 2013, was a transit advocate who had worked to allocate federal funds for the project.
The $450 million, 321,000-square-foot (29,800 m2) station sits atop the former Croxton freight yards where Hoboken Terminal-bound tracks pass under New York Penn Station-bound tracks in a cross. Its main purpose is to allow passengers to transfer between trains to/from Hoboken Terminal and trains to/from New York Penn Station.
The station does not currently serve Amtrak trains, which pass through the station on the upper level outer tracks without stopping.(Wikipedia)