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NJ TRANSIT RESUMING SERVICE
For Immediate Release: January 24, 2016
NEWARK, NJ -- As weather conditions and cleanup efforts permit, NJ TRANSIT will begin restoring transit services at 11 a.m. For the latest travel information, customers should visit njtransit.com, access NJ TRANSIT’s Twitter feed at @NJTRANSIT or listen to broadcast traffic reports. Additionally, NJ TRANSIT will provide the most current service information via the My Transit alert system (www.njtransit.com/mytransit), which delivers travel advisories for your specific trip to your smartphone. Service information is also available by calling (973) 275-5555.
NJ TRANSIT will begin restoring service as follows with a gradual buildup of service during the day.
o Customers can expect service delays and detours due to local road conditions. As such, customers should afford themselves ample time to reach their final destinations.
Click Here for North Jersey bus service information by route. (Click Here will link to pdf with route numbers and service)
Click Here for South Jersey bus service information by route. (Click Here will link to pdf with route numbers and service)
- Light Rail
- Newark Light Rail – will resume service at 11:00 AM and operate on a modified Sunday schedule with trains running on a normal Sunday frequency. Trains will run between Grove Street and Newark Penn Station and between Broad Street and Newark Penn Station.
- River LINE – will resume service at 11:00 AM and operate a regular Sunday schedule from Trenton ending at 36th Street in Camden. No service to Walter Rand Transportation Center and points south
- Hudson-Bergen Light Rail – will resume service at 11:00 AM and operate a normal weekend schedule.
- Commuter Rail
- Morris & Essex Line - will begin operating a regular weekend schedule starting with the 12:05 p.m. out of Dover and the 12:12 p.m. out of Hoboken. NOTE: Midtown Direct trains will run into Manhattan following the regular weekend schedule.
- Main/Bergen Line - will begin operating a regular weekend schedule starting with the 12:19 p.m. out of Hoboken bound for Waldwick and the 12:25 p.m. out of Hoboken bound for Suffern. Trains will depart Suffern at 1:06 p.m. and Waldwick at 1:27 p.m. heading for Hoboken.
- Montclair Boonton Line - will begin operating a regular weekend schedule starting with the 12:10 p.m. out of Hoboken to Bay Street and the 1;00 p.m. departure from Bay Street to Hoboken.
- Pascack Valley Line - will begin operating a regular weekend schedule starting with the 1:58 p.m. departure from Spring Valley to Hoboken.
- Northeast Corridor - Poised to resume service from Trenton pending Amtrak approval to operate from Morrisville
- North Jersey Coast Line - Poised to resume service upon Amtrak's clearing of the switches at Union interlocking
- Raritan Valley Line - Poised to resume service upon the clearing of switches at Aldene (Conrail) and Hunter (Amtrak) interlockings
- Atlantic City Rail Line - Operating limited service.
- Southern Tier Service - Poised to resume Southern Tier service pending completion of Metro North's inspections
· Access Link:
o Service remains suspended today. Reservations for trips on Access Link can be made later today (stay tuned for specific time).
System-wide Cross-Honoring Remains in Effect:
To give customers additional travel options, NJ TRANSIT will continue to offer full system wide cross-honoring through Sunday, January 24, enabling customers to use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode--rail, light rail or bus. Additionally, NJ TRANSIT bus, rail, light rail and bus passes will be cross-honored on private carrier buses.
About NJ TRANSIT
NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 938,500 weekday trips on 257 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 165 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.