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EXTRA TRAIN SERVICE OFFERED FOR PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE

Additional North Jersey Coast Line trains for customers attending June 10 festivities in New York City

June 6, 2007
NJT-07-052
Contact: Public Information 973 491-7078

NEWARK, NJ In addition to regular weekend service, NJ TRANSIT will operate seven extra trains on the North Jersey Coast Line (NJCL) Sunday, June 10 to provide additional seating capacity and travel flexibility for customers traveling to and from the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City.

To save time and avoid ticket lines in New York, passengers are strongly encouraged to purchase roundtrip tickets at their origin station prior to boarding the train. Tickets purchased aboard trains are subject to a $5 surcharge.

At Perth Amboy Station, NJ TRANSIT will set up special ticket booths for customers purchasing tickets with cash. Ticket vending machines will also be available for credit/debit transactions.

Extra inbound trains (to New York)

Three additional NJCL trains will operate Sunday morning from Perth Amboy to New York, with stops in Rahway, Elizabeth and Newark.

Train 8220

Train 8222

Train 8224

Depart Perth Amboy

8:23 AM

9:23 AM

10:23 AM

Depart Rahway

8:36 AM

9:36 AM

10:36 AM

Depart Elizabeth

8:53 AM

9:53 AM

10:53 AM

Depart Newark Penn

9:03 AM

10:03 AM

11:03 AM

Arrive New York Penn

9:21 AM

10:21 AM

11:21 AM

Extra outbound trains (from New York)

Four additional outbound NJCL trains will operate from New York Penn Station Sunday afternoon and early evening, with three making local stops to South Amboy and one making local stops to Long Branch.

Train 8233

Train 8235

Train 7263

Train 8237

Depart New York Penn

3:50 PM

4:50 PM

6:02 PM

6:50 PM

Depart Newark Penn

4:05 PM

5:05 PM

6:19 PM

7:05 PM

Depart Elizabeth

4:14 PM

5:14 PM

-

7:14 PM

Depart Linden

4:19 PM

5:19 PM

-

7:19 PM

Depart Rahway

4:22 PM

5:22 PM

-

7:22 PM

Depart Woodbridge

4:29 PM

5:29 PM

6:37 PM

7:29 PM

Depart Perth Amboy

4:36 PM

5:36 PM

6:43 PM

7:36 PM

Depart South Amboy

4:40 PM

5:40 PM

-

7:40 PM

Depart Aberdeen-Matawan

-

-

6:53 PM

Depart Red Bank

-

-

7:00 PM

Depart Little Silver

-

-

7:06 PM

Arrive Long Branch

-

-

7:16 PM

For complete schedule information, customers can visit www.njtransit.com or call 1-800-772-2222.

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