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NJ TRANSIT TO PROVIDE MEADOWLANDS RAIL SERVICE FOR COLDPLAY CONCERT

Customers encouraged to purchase round-tip tickets and carefully check rail schedules

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 27, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -- Music fans heading to the Coldplay concert at MetLife Stadium Tuesday, August 1st will have the option to take the train as NJ TRANSIT will be providing its Meadowlands rail service.

 

Service to MetLife Stadium will begin at 4:35 p.m. from Secaucus. Customers should note that there is no direct service from Hoboken or Penn Station New York to the Meadowlands. All customers must change trains at Secaucus.

 

The final Meadowlands-bound train will depart from Secaucus at 9:10 p.m.

 

Following the concert, NJ TRANSIT will operate additional trains between Secaucus and Penn Station New York as a supplement to regularly scheduled service.

 

Customers are strongly advised to plan ahead and carefully check rail schedules for service from Secaucus to Penn Station New York after the event.

 

The last train from the Meadowlands Sports Complex will not depart Meadowlands Station any earlier than 1:00 a.m. in the event the concert ends early.

 

Customers traveling on NJ TRANSIT trains to the Meadowlands Sports Complex should purchase their round-trip tickets from their originating station TO THE MEADOWLANDS SPORTS COMPLEX to avoid delays boarding trains. Tickets purchased on the train will include a $5 surcharge for each ticket.

 

Travel Tips

  • Purchase round-trip tickets in advance to avoid potentially long lines.
  • Use the MyTix feature on NJ TRANSIT’s mobile app for a seamless experience.
  • Plan accordingly. Customers should familiarize themselves with NJ TRANSIT schedules and fares prior to starting their trip. To see the schedules and fare information, visit www.njtransit.com.

 

Customers are advised that Coach USA provides No. 351 bus service from Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York to the Meadowlands. Visit www.coachusa.com for further information.

 

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NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 944,000 weekday trips on 255 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 166 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 18,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.