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Martin Luther King Drive
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Martin Luther King Drive is located in the crest of hill that forms what remains of the Palisades in Southern Jersey City. The station has two side platforms each with a single canopy that run east from the grade crossing of MLK Drive. This grade crossing provides primary access to the platforms but the southern Tonnelle Aveune-bound platform also has a plaza between it and Virginia Avenue.
Station Art: A Bust of Martin Luther King Jr. by Jonathan Shan, 1999, Seats with African Masks by Ray Crosse. Autographs in the glass of the Windscreens, signatures of students at Jersey City Schools, Play at Work fencing by Vivian McDuffie, The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Martin Luther King Eraby Jonathan Shahn, The Long Journey an abstract sculpture, and In Praise of Nature, Education, Life and Spirit a painting translated on porcelian enamel on steel by Ben Jones.

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(mlk_drive1) Looking down the northbound platform at MLK Drive with Tonnelle Avenue-bound train stopped in the station.
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(mlk_drive2) A MLK Drive Station name sign.
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(mlk_drive3) NJ LRV #2496B leaves MLK Drive running towards Tonnelle Avenue.
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(mlk_drive4) NJ LRV #2496B has left MLK Drive Station.
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(mlk_drive5) Looking across to the end of the West Side Avenue platform at Tonnelle Avenue The ROW is surrounded by trees so there is no impression from the train that there is a residential neighborhood.
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(mlk_drive6) Another view of the West Side Avenue platform at MLK Drive.
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(mlk_drive7) The small waiting shelter for West Side Avenue trains at MLK Drive
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(mlk_drive8) Some rather kingly chairs are on the platform at West Side Avenue.
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(mlk_drive9) A train approaches the MLK Drive Station.
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(mlk_drive10) NJ LRV #2010A wrapped by Madison Square Garden for the Liberty, Knicks and Rangers leading a two LRV train for West Side Avenue enters the MLK Drive Station.
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(mlk_drive11) In Praise of Nature, Education, Life and Spirit
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(mlk_drive12) The plaza with some more public artwork in front of the MLK Drive Station.
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(mlk_drive13) Looking straight on down the West Side Avenue-bound track through the MLK Drive Station with its two side platforms
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(mlk_drive14) The plaque about the bust of Martin Luther King Jr. at MLK Drive Station
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(mlk_drive15) The Bust of Martin Luther King Jr. at the MLK Drive Station
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(mlk_drive16) Looking up the ramp that forms the only entrance to the platform for trains to West Side Avenue, there are some bike racks as well
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