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Bus Route No. 5: Bus Stops Temporarily Eliminated in Newark from 5 AM to 8 PM due to Filming - Saturday, October 13 & Sunday, October 14, 2018
October 09, 2018


Due to filming of a movie, NJ TRANSIT Bus Route No. 5 will operate on a temporary detour and certain bus stops will not be served on Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14 from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Below are alternate bus stops for NJ TRANSIT Bus Route No. 5.

During this time:

  • Service to Newark Penn Station will operate via Washington Street and Raymond Boulevard from Market Street at Washington Street to Raymond Boulevard at Mulberry Street.
  • Service to East Orange will operate via Raymond Boulevard and University Avenue from Raymond Boulevard at Mulberry Street to Market Street at University Avenue.

TO Newark Penn Station

The following stops will NOT be served due to road closures:

  • Market Street at Broad Street (MyBus #18730)
  • Mulberry Street at Clinton Street (MyBus #18784)

Please use the following stops to board the No. 5 line during the detour:

  • Washington Street at Market Street (MyBus #19071)
  • Raymond Boulevard at Mulberry Street (MyBus #18846)

TO East Orange

The following stops will NOT be served due to road closures:

  • Mulberry Street at Commerce Street (MyBus #18785)
  • Market Street at Halsey Street (MyBus #18744)

Please use the following stops to board the No. 5 line during the detour:

  • Raymond Boulevard at McCarter Highway (MyBus #18858)
  • Raymond Boulevard at Washington Street (MyBus #18860)

PLEASE NOTE:  Buses will stop at all stops on Washington Street and Raymond Boulevard during the detour for alternate passenger boarding and alighting locations.

Customers are strongly encouraged to board, alight and make connections to other lines at Newark Penn Station during these detours, due to anticipated high traffic and passenger volume in downtown Newark. 

We apologize for any inconvenience. For 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.