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Kids ride free all weekend with Family Super Saver Fare

August 28, 2012

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, August 31, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

On Friday, August 31, extra outbound trains will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines starting at approximately 1 p.m.  Extra buses will operate from the Port Authority Bus Terminal on more than two dozen bus routes starting around noon.  Visit for details. 

On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, trains will operate on a weekend/major holiday schedule on all lines.  Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a weekend schedule. Newark Light Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule.  River Line will operate on a Sunday schedule.  Bus schedules vary by route—customers are advised to check their timetables or visit for schedule information.

On weekends, kids ride free on NJT

Every weekend, families riding NJ TRANSIT can save with the Family Super Saver Fare, which allows two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult.  For the Labor Day holiday weekend, the program will be in effect from 7 p.m. Friday, August 31 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, September 4.

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


NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 260 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the second largest transit system in the country with 164 rail stations, 61 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.