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Liberty State Park is the final station where both of the main lines that serve Jersey City split off to there respective branches to West Side Avenue (still in Jersey City), and to 22nd Street in Bayonne. The station itself has two side platform, both with shelters in the middle of them. There is a fence between the tracks (which is common at most side-platform rail stations on lines that use low-level platforms, but none of the side platform stations in Jersey City has them) requiring people switching HBLR branches to use one of the crosswalks down the ramps at either end of the platforms. The Southbound platform isn't strictly defined, it is simple a side of the large plaza where connecting buses are and the parking lot is. The station is walking distance from the Liberty Science Center and also has a very large Paid Park and Ride Lot. Just south of the station is HBLR's Yard and maintenance facility.

The station has a Transit Arts Installation called Riding the Rails, 1999 by Arlene Slavin. It consist of Stainless Steel Paving Inserts, Ductile Iron Tree Grates, Carved Glass Blocks, and Cut Steel Plate Bench & Railing Inserts, this is all according to silver plaque that is directly underneath a golden one that was put up when the HBLR system's first portion opened (along with station) and says Liberty State Park Station, Dedicated April 15, 2000, and then has a list of the various elected officials at the time.

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A two LRV train for Tonnelle Avenue stops at Liberty State Park, the new yellow watch for trains tactile warning strip is quite visible.
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A part of the art installation at Liberty State Park engraved in the northbound platform
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NJ LRV #2010A is the last LRV on a Tonnelle Avenue-bound train leaving Liberty State Park.
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NJ LRV #2010A continues to curve out of Liberty State Park.
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A platform sign at Liberty State Park.
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Looking across beyond the fence between the tracks to the southbound platform at Liberty State Park.
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Another view of the southbound platform at Liberty State Park, with the large and full parking lot beyond it
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Looking up the ramp up to the northbound platform at Liberty State Park.
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Looking up a short ramp up to the southbound platform at Liberty State Park. A information structure with a ticket validater in it is on it
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The golden HLBR Liberty State Park Station dedicated April 15, 2000 plaque on a pillar on the southbound platform.
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A plaque for the transit arts committee installation at Liberty State Park.
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A Liberty State Park Station sign on a lamppost
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A ramp leads down for the street and southbound platform to the grade crossing to the nortbound platform that doesn't have a pedestrian signal, but Watch Out For Trains written in the tactile yellow warning strip at Liberty State Park.
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Looking down the curve of the tracks just north of Liberty State Park Station as they make there way underneath I-78 and a freight railroad line, as a southbound train approaches the station.
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NJ LRV #2030A leads a West Side Avenue train approaching Liberty State Park.
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A view of the plaza alongside the Liberty State Park Station with buses stopping and access to the Park and Ride.
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NJ LRV #2045A and West Side Avenue-bound train leave Liberty State Park.
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NJ LRV #2045A and West Side Avenue-bound train have left Liberty State Park.
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A Liberty State Park-Liberty Science Center station sign the station plaza
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Another view of low-lying Liberty State Park-Liberty Science Center Station Sign in the station's plaza. The designated crossing between the light rail platforms are beyond the sign in the photo.
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