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Morris & Essex Lines: NJ TRANSIT Adjusts Weekday Schedules for Positive Train Control Installation - Beginning Monday, June 4, 2018
May 07, 2018


NJ TRANSIT continues installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment on its rail fleet. To accommodate this critical safety upgrade, weekday rail schedules are being adjusted to allow for hardware components to be installed on locomotives and cab cars.

Beginning Monday, June 4th, some trains will be temporarily discontinued or have changes of origin/destination. This will impact customers along the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Morris & Essex Lines and Pascack Valley Line. 

Other trains throughout the system will have schedule and/or station stop adjustments. These schedule adjustments are temporary and will be restored in early 2019.

Click HERE for Morris & Essex Lines schedule effective June 3.

Customers may also view the printable schedules HERE for travel options.

MORRIS & ESSEX (M&E) LINE TRAINS TEMPORARILY DISCONTINUED OR CHANGED IN ORIGIN:

Schedules were adjusted on several M&E trains in an effort to mitigate the service impacts on customers to the greatest extent possible.

Major highlights below:

INBOUND - Change in Origin Stations

  • Train 608, the 5:45 a.m. departure from Dover to Hoboken has service eliminated from Dover to Chatham. Train originates in Summit.
    • Earlier option departs at 5:33 a.m. (Requires transfer at Newark Broad for Hoboken)
    • Later option departs at 5:54 a.m. (Requires transfer at Newark Broad for Hoboken)
  • Train 626, the 8:28 a.m. departure from Dover to Hoboken has service eliminated from Dover to Morris Plains. Train originates in in Morristown.
    • Earlier option departs at 8:08 a.m. (Requires transfer at Summit for Hoboken)
    • Later option departs at 9:06 a.m. (Requires transfer at Newark Broad for Hoboken)

OUTBOUND - Temporarily Discontinued

  • Train 609, the 6:42 a.m. departure from Hoboken to Dover
    • Earlier option departs at 6:15 a.m.
    • Later option departs at 6:55 a.m. (Requires transfer at Summit for Dover)
  • Train 645, the 5:08 p.m. departure from Hoboken to Dover.
    • Earlier option departs at 4:42 p.m.
    • Later option departs at 5:12 p.m. (Requires transfer at Newark Broad for Dover)

We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.

For more information and language assistance, please call NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.