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LIQUID CONTAINERS BANNED ON NJ TRANSIT FOR THE PEARL RIVER ST. PATRICKS DAY PARADE

NEWARK, NJ — Travelers to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Pearl River, N.Y. will not be allowed to have any liquids on board any NJ TRANSIT trains, buses or light rail vehicles.

 

Those going to the parade on Sunday, March 19, can travel on the Pascack Valley Line to avoid driving to the event. 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  No liquids of any kind, in any type of container, open or closed, will be permitted on board trains, buses or light rail vehicles or in any NJ TRANSIT facility on Sunday, March 19. This policy will be strictly enforced.  Beverages of any kind are prohibited at all times on board buses.

 

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 five ride free at all times.

 

Customers should visit www.njtransit.com to plan their trip prior to beginning their travels.

 

Travel Tips

 

  • Ticketing:  To speed your return, purchase round-trip tickets at the start of your trip. 
  • Allow Extra Travel Time:  Customers should build extra travel time into their schedules both before and after the parade.
  • Expect crowds: Heavy crowds may be in place at train stations and on board trains. Plan accordingly.

 

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

 

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