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Plan ahead for a smoother trip

August 11, 2011

NEWARK, NJ — Country music fans can start “goin’ coastal” the easy way by taking the Meadowlands Rail Line to the Kenny Chesney Goin’ Coastal Tour on August 13 at the New Meadowlands Stadium.  NJ TRANSIT’s convenient train service lets concert-goers avoid the hassle and expense of driving, traffic and parking.


The Meadowlands Rail Line connects to the Meadowlands Sports Complex from 11 of 12 NJ TRANSIT rail lines, with connections at Hoboken Terminal and Frank R. Lautenberg Station at Secaucus Junction.


Meadowlands Rail Line service for the concert begins at 2:30 p.m. from Hoboken with direct service to the Meadowlands, 2:41 p.m. from Secaucus Junction, and continues running throughout the evening.


Trains to New Meadowlands Stadium will depart from Secaucus Junction as follows on August 13:


  • Every 30 minutes from 2:41 p.m. until 3:37 p.m.
  • Every 8-23 minutes from 3:37 p.m. until 5:41 p.m.
  • Every 12-30 minutes from 6:11 p.m. until 7:41 p.m.
  • Hourly service at 8:41 p.m. and 9:38 p.m.  

For specific trip times, train connections and return trips, visit and use the online Trip Planner. 


NJ TRANSIT is offering the following travel tips:


  • Purchase round-trip tickets in advance from any NJ TRANSIT rail ticket vending machine or ticket window.  Select “Meadowlands Sports Complex” as your destination.
  • Customers connecting from Northeast Corridor or North Jersey Coast Line trains must use their ticket to pass through the fare gates at Secaucus Junction.  Each ticket will open the fare gate one time.
  • Trains to the Meadowlands depart from the lower level. 
  • Plan your trip online at to get information on connecting trains at Secaucus Junction or Hoboken Terminal, specific fares and parking at stations. 



NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 12 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 165 rail stations, 60 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.