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NJ TRANSIT ADJUSTS NEWARK CITY SUBWAY SCHEDULES TO IMPROVE SERVICE AND RELIABILITY

NEWARK, NJ, September 27, 2002 -- NJ TRANSIT will revise schedules on the Newark City Subway on Saturday, October 5 in an effort to improve reliability. The Corporation regularly reviews its schedules and makes changes to improve service. Customers are encouraged to check timetables for specific trip times.

"NJ TRANSIT is committed to improving service for all of our customers," said Executive Director George D. Warrington. "Increased service on the Newark City Subway proves our dedication."

Service to and from Grove Street and Silver Lake stations will increase from their current schedule of every nine to 13 minutes to run every seven minutes during the peak and midday periods. Also, all midday weekday trains will now go to Grove Street station.

For further information, customers may call 1-800-772-2222 or visit NJ TRANSIT's website at www.njtransit.com .

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 761,000 daily trips on 238 bus routes, two light rail lines and 12 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 163 rail stations, 27 light rail stations and more than 17,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.

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