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LIGHT RAIL SERVICE SUSPENDED BETWEEN PAVONIA-NEWPORT AND HARSIMUS COVE THIS WEEKEND

May 3, 2007
NJT-07-036
Contact: Courtney Carroll 973 491-7078

NEWARK, NJ For the next three weekends, starting on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service will be suspended between Pavonia-Newport and Harsimus Cove stations from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day, due to construction activity at a site adjacent to the tracks.

Customers traveling during these periods are advised of the following:

  • Light rail service will not operate between Pavonia-Newport and Harsimus Cove stations.
  • Light rail trains will operate normally from all other stations.
  • Customers may use shuttle bus service to travel between Pavonia-Newport and Harsimus Cove stations, or they may walk the short distance between the stations.
  • In the event of inclement weather, construction may be cancelled and normal service will operate.

For Hudson-Bergen Light Rail schedules, fares or information, visit www.njtransit.com or call 1-800-772-2222.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing nearly 857,000 weekday trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 162 rail stations, 60 light rail stations and more than 18,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.