New Jersey Transit
Home > NJ TRANSIT News > News Releases

RIVER LINE OFFERS EXTENDED NEW YEAR'S EVE SERVICE

Later trips from Camden and Trenton for revelers

December 30, 2008
NJT-08-108

NEWARK, NJ � NJ TRANSIT will add special late-night trips on River LINE on Wednesday, December 31, providing a convenient way for customers to travel to and from New Year�s Eve festivities.

Revelers planning to ring in the New Year on the Camden Waterfront can avoid traffic and parking hassles by taking advantage of free parking at the Route 73/Pennsauken Station, conveniently located near several major highways, including Route 73, Route 130, Interstate 295 and the New Jersey Turnpike. Comfortable River LINE light rail trains make the trip to the Walter Rand Transportation Center in just 10 minutes and to Camden�s Entertainment Center Station in 17 minutes.

The last northbound train from Camden is scheduled to depart the Waterfront Entertainment Center Station at 1 a.m. Normally, the last weekday departure serving all stations to Trenton departs the Waterfront Entertainment Center at 9 p.m.

The last scheduled southbound train from Trenton will depart at 2:15 a.m., providing a convenient option for customers connecting from Northeast Corridor trains. Usually the last departure making all stops to the Entertainment Center departs at 9 p.m.

Northbound Service (to Trenton)

 

  • The 9:29 p.m. departure from the Entertainment Center will operate to Trenton, rather than terminating at Pennsauken/Route 73. This train is scheduled to make all station stops and arrive in Trenton at 10:37 p.m.
  • Additional northbound trains, making all stops, will depart Camden�s Waterfront Entertainment Center Station at 9:59 p.m., 10:29 p.m., 10:59 p.m., 11:29 p.m., 11:59 p.m., 12:29 a.m., 12:45 a.m. and 1 a.m.

Southbound Service (to Camden)

 

  • The 9:15 p.m. departure from Trenton will operate as an express train to Camden�s Waterfront Entertainment Center, arriving at 10:14 p.m. It will not stop at Hamilton Avenue, Cass Street, Roebling, Delanco, and Riverton stations.
  • Special late-night trains will operate from Trenton to Camden, making all stops, at 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m., 10:30 p.m., 11:15 p.m., 11:45 p.m., 12:15 a.m., 2 a.m. and 2:15 a.m.

On New Year�s Day, River LINE will operate on a Sunday schedule.

About NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 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 164 rail stations, 60 light rail stations and more than 18,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.