Chester Branch Railroad Rehabilitation

The rehabilitation of the Chester Branch Railroad is now complete. The Chester Branch is a four mile rail line in Roxbury owned by Morris County. In April 2010, Morris County was awarded $5.8 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund this rehabilitation project. The funds were directed to the county through the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.

The Chester Branch connects to the High Bridge Branch, and these two lines, connect to the NJ Transit line near the Roxbury – Rockaway Township border allowing businesses along these branches to connect to the national rail freight network.