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NJ TRANSIT ADDS ADDITIONAL RAIL SERVICE AND CAPACITY FOR ATLANTIC CITY BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Longer Trains for April 3-4 Festival; Additional Late-Night Train to Operate Following Friday Night Session

 

March 6, 2020

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- NJ TRANSIT is scheduling additional rail service and capacity on the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) for customers attending the Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival on April 3rd and 4th.  The enhanced service includes longer trains to provide more capacity on both days and an additional late-night train to operate following the festival on Friday night April 3rd

 

The extra train will depart Atlantic City Rail Terminal at 12:44 a.m. Saturday morning, April 4, and arrive in Philadelphia 30th Street Station at 2:22 a.m. The departure time of this additional train, which is the final train of the night, is scheduled to accommodate the close of the festival at midnight Friday night.

 

During the two-day festival, ACRL trains will be four or five cars in length to accommodate increased ridership.  Standard operating length for ACRL trains is three cars.

 

ACRL train tickets from Atlantic City to Philadelphia 30th Street Station cost $10.75.

 

The festival will be open Friday, April 3 from 8 p.m. to midnight; Saturday, April 4 from noon to 4 p.m. and again on Saturday, April 4, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The festival will be held at 1 Convention Blvd., Atlantic City. For more information on the festival, visit https://www.acbeerfest.com/

 

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