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EXTRA TRAINS TO OPERATE FOR BELMAR ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Kids ride free with NJ TRANSIT’s Family Super Saver Fare

February 28, 2012
NJT-12-016

NEWARK, NJ — Families traveling to the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Belmar on Sunday, March 4 are in luck!  NJ TRANSIT is offering extra rail service on the North Jersey Coast Line between Long Branch and Bay Head to accommodate parade-goers—and, kids 11 and younger travel free on weekends with each fare-paying adult.

 

Eleven additional rail trips—five northbound and six southbound—will result in convenient, hourly service from Bay Head to Long Branch throughout the day.

 

Every train operating between Long Branch and Bay Head stops at Belmar.  Customers traveling from points north of Long Branch, including Newark and New York, should transfer across the platform at Long Branch Station to continue their trip.  Service between New York and Long Branch will operate on a regular weekend schedule.

 

In addition, families can take advantage of NJ TRANSIT’s Family Super Saver Fare, which allows up to two children ages 5-11 to ride free with a fare-paying adult every weekend, from 7 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday.  Kids under 5 ride free at all times.

 

Summary of Extra Service

 

In addition to its regular Sunday schedule, NJ TRANSIT will provide extra train service on March 4 between Long Branch and Bay Head as follows:

 

Additional Northbound Trains from Bay Head to Long Branch 

Added Shuttle Train

8328

8336

8344

8352

8364

 

A.M.

p.m.

P.M.

P.M.

P.M.

BAY HEAD

10.21

12.21

2.21

4.21

7.21

Point Pleasant Beach

10.25

12.25

2.25

4.25

7.25

Manasquan

10.30

12.30

2.30

4.30

7.30

Spring Lake

10.34

12.34

2.34

4.34

7.34

Belmar

10.38

12.38

2.38

4.38

7.38

Bradley Beach

10.42

12.42

2.42

4.42

7.42

Asbury Park

10.45

12.45

2.45

4.45

7.45

Allenhurst

10.49

12.49

2.49

4.49

7.49

Elberon

10.53

12.53

2.53

4.53

7.53

arrive LONG BRANCH

11.00

1.00

3.00

5.00

8.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 








Additional Southbound Trains from Long Branch to Bay Head
 

Added Shuttle Train

8325

8333

8341

8349

8357

8369

 

a.m.

A.M.

p.m.

P.M.

P.M.

P.M.

LONG BRANCH

9.46

11.46

1.46

3.46

5.46

8.46

Elberon

9.50

11.50

1.50

3.50

5.50

8.50

Allenhurst

9.54

11.54

1.54

3.54

5.54

8.54

Asbury Park

9.58

11.58

1.58

3.58

5.58

8.58

Bradley Beach

10.01

12.01

2.01

4.01

6.01

9.01

Belmar

10.05

12.05

2.05

4.05

6.05

9.05

Spring Lake

10.08

12.08

2.08

4.08

6.08

9.08

Manasquan

l 10.12

L 12.12

l 2.12

L 4.12

L 6.12

L 9.12

Point Pleasant Beach

l 10.21

L 12.21

l 2.21

L 4.21

L 6.21

L 9.21

BAY HEAD

10.31

12.31

2.31

4.31

6.31

9.31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The added trips result in:

 

  • Hourly service from Bay Head to Long Branch from 9:21 a.m. until 9:21 p.m.
  • Hourly service from Long Branch to Bay Head from 8:46 a.m. until 10:46 p.m.

 

For schedules and fares, visit www.njtransit.com or call 973-275-5555. 

 

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