Abandoned rail line is a strange, urban paradise and some want to keep it that way

The Bergen Arches are a piece of New Jersey’s transportation network you’ve never heard of. But there are many ideas being floated for redeveloping the defunct line for light rail and a long “High Line” like park.

Ambitious plans have been proposed for the arches, two as recently as last year. The Regional Plan Association suggested running trains from Manhattan to New Jersey, using the Bergen Arches to link with NJ Transit lines as part of a “Jersey Loop” of rail lines in a plan dubbed “T-Rex” or Trans Regional Express.

Read more in NJ.com