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MODIFIED SERVICE CONTINUES ON NORTH JERSEY COAST LINE THROUGH NOV. 25TH

Temporary Service Adjustments in Effect Following Derailment Early Tuesday

For Immediate Release: November 24, 2020

NEWARK, NJNorth Jersey Coast Line (NJCL) rail service will continue to operate on a modified schedule through Wednesday, November 25 as the result of a derailment early Tuesday morning in Perth Amboy.  

Rail service will remain suspended in both directions between South Amboy and Penn Station New York. Bus service is being provided between South Amboy and Metropark, with stops at Perth Amboy, Woodbridge and Avenel.  Customers can transfer at Metropark for Northeast Corridor (NEC) trains to and from Penn Station New York. North Jersey Coast Line trains are operating on a normal weekday schedule between South Amboy and Bay Head.

Rail tickets and passes will continue to be cross-honored on the NEC and with NJ TRANSIT bus and private carriers. Customers are encouraged to allow for extra travel time.  For a complete list of alternate travel options, click here.

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