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Bus Route No. 5: Bus Stops Temporarily Eliminated in Newark from 4 PM to 6 AM due to Filming - Monday, October 15 & Tuesday, October 16, 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 Monday, October 15 and Tuesday, October 16. Below are alternate bus stops for NJ TRANSIT Bus Route No. 5.

During this time:

  • Service to Newark Penn Station will operate via Court Street, Broad Street and Raymond Boulevard from Court 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:

  • Washington Street at Hill Street (MyBus #19068)
  • Washington Street at William Street (MyBus #19069)
  • Washington Street at Branford Place (MyBus #19070)
  • Washington Street at Market Street (MyBus #19071)
  • 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:

  • Court Street at University Avenue (MyBus #18497)
  • Broad Street at Market Street (MyBus #18327)
  • 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 CommerceCourt (MyBus #18859)
  • Raymond Boulevard at Washington Street (MyBus #18860)

PLEASE NOTE: Buses will stop at all stops on Broad Street, Raymond Boulevard and University Avenue 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.