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September 29, 2016



NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT has announced service plans for the morning of September 30th, 2016 following a commuter train accident at Hoboken Terminal.  All rail service into and out of Hoboken Terminal remains suspended.  Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will resume full service into and out of Hoboken station tomorrow morning.



The following service will be in effect:

  • All New York City bound trains (Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, MidTOWN DIRECT), Raritan Valley and Atlantic City lines will operate on normal weekday schedules.
  • Main, Bergen, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines will continue to operate on a modified weekend schedule originating/terminating in Secaucus. 
  • There will be limited rail shuttle service on the Montclair-Boonton Line west of Montclair State University (MSU) – between MSU and Denville stations.
  • There will be rail shuttle service on the Morris & Essex Lines (M&E) between Hackettstown and Dover.
  • The Gladstone Branch will have its two regularly scheduled MidTOWN DIRECT trains in addition to rail shuttles between Gladstone and Summit.


Customers may experience overcrowding and possible delays caused by congestion.


Metro-North Service for Pascack Valley Line and Port Jervis Line Customers

For schedule information go to:




  • Supplemental service during AM & PM peak hour periods on the #126 (Hoboken-NY) and other commuter lines in Bergen, Passaic, and Essex counties that operate in proximity to Hoboken-based rail service will be added to handle anticipated customer demand.  Customers should plan for extra travel time due to anticipated traffic volume.


  • Bus shuttle service will operate between Secaucus Junction and Liberty State Park Light Rail Station.  Service will begin at 6:00 AM and continue throughout the day until midnight.  This service will operate on a load and go basis from bus lanes 8, 9 and 10 during peak hours. During off-peak hours, service will continue to operate less frequently, based upon demand. NJ TRANSIT rail tickets and passes will be cross-honored on this shuttle service.


  • Customers wishing to go from Secaucus to the Jersey City waterfront should use the shuttle bus service to Liberty State Park and make a connection to Hudson-Bergen Light Rail.


Light Rail

  • Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will resume full service into and out of Hoboken.



NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 938,500 weekday trips on 254 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 166 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.