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UPDATE AS OF MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19: Free Emergency Shuttle Bus Service to Ferries and Summit Train Station for Gladstone Branch Customers Starting Monday, November 19

Emergency Shuttle Bus Service Changes Effective Monday, November 19, 2012

View bus shuttle schedules for Gladstone Branch to Summit Station HERE.

Effective Monday, November 19free bus shuttle service will be added for customers on the Gladstone Line.  Buses will operate approximately every 15 minutes and service will operate from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Gladstone emergency Bus Shuttle/Ferry Service to Liberty State Park will operate as follows:

  • Bernardsville:  Parking lot at the station.  
  • Basking Ridge: Customers will board at North Finely Avenue at Ridge Street.
  • Lyons:  Customers will board South Finely Avenue at Cross Road.
  • Berkley Heights:  Customers will board at station building Sherman Avenue.
  • New Providence:  Customers will board on Springfield Avenue at Old Springfield Avenue.

****Standard parking rules and fees are in effect at all rail station parking lots.

NOTE:  Hudson Waterfront customers can use the free bus shuttles from the Liberty State Park ferry site to the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail’s (HBLR) Liberty State  Park Station to continue to Jersey CityHoboken and Weehawken on the HBLR.

Emergency bus shuttle service to Summit Station for train service on the Morris & Essex Line

Starting Monday, November 19,free shuttle bus service will operate to meet trains departing from Summit on weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and returning to Summit for trains departing Penn Station New York from 4 p.m. to 8:02 p.m. between Gladstone, Peapack, Far Hills, Millington, Gillette, Murray Hill and Summit stations, where customers will be able to connect with Morris & Essex Lines train service to/from Summit.  More detailed schedule information will be available on njtransit.com.

Free shuttle bus service will board customers from the following locations on the Gladstone Branch.

  • Gladstone:  Located in the parking lot at the station.
  • Peapack:  Located on Main Street at Holland Avenue
  • Far Hills: Located at station building in the parking lot.
  • Millington:  Located at station on Division Avenue at River Road.
  • Gillette: Located at Mountain Avenue at the station parking lot entrance.
  • Murray Hill: Located at Floral Avenue at the station parking lot exit.
  • Summit:  Located on the eastbound side of the station on Railroad Avenue at Elm Street.

****Standard parking rules and fees are in effect at all rail station parking lots.

Effective 8 p.m. Friday, November 16, the following emergency shuttle bus service will be DISCONTINUED:

  • MetLife Stadium - Meadowlands to Weehawken Ferry
    • Discontinued:  Free shuttle bus service from Meadowlands MetLife Stadium to Weehawken/Port Imperial.
    • Discontinued:  Free shuttle bus service from Weehawken/Port Imperial to the Meadowlands MetLife Stadium.
  • Montclair-Boonton Line
    • Discontinued:  Free shuttle bus service between Bay Street, Glen Ridge and Bloomfield stations and Weehawken Ferry Terminal.
  • Morris & Essex Lines
    • Discontinued:  Free express shuttle bus service between Morristown Station and Weehawken Ferry Terminal.
    • Discontinued:  Free shuttle bus service between Maplewood Station and Liberty State Park.
  • North East Corridor
    • Discontinued:  Free shuttle bus service between Metropark Station and Liberty State Park.
  • North Jersey Coast Line
    • Discontinued:  Free shuttle bus service between Aberdeen-Matawan Station and Liberty State Park.

For information, please contact NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555.