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NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES SERVICE LEVELS FOR SEPTEMBER 2nd

Significant Impacts From The Storm Throughout The System Resulting In Suspensions, Delays and Detours

                                                          

NEWARK, NJ NJ TRANSIT services are subject to suspensions, delays and detours due to the significant impacts from the storm throughout the state.  Please see below for systemwide service information. 

Systemwide cross honoring will be in effect for rail, NJ TRANSIT & private carrier buses, and light rail.

Important Note: Customers should avoid travel unless it’s absolutely essential. NJ TRANSIT service will continue to be subject to significant delays, cancellations and detours as storm damage is assessed and necessary inspections are made. Systemwide cross-honoring is currently in effect to provide customers with maximum flexibility for essential travel.

All customers should allow for extra travel time and are strongly encouraged to customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive updates via push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, social media and njtransit.com for the latest service information.

Rail

Northeast Corridor, Morris & Essex, North Jersey Coast Line has resumed service and will operate on a modified schedule due to storm impacts.  System wide cross honoring is in effect. Rail service will remain suspended until a full assessment of damages is completed and necessary inspections have been made.  Customers should customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, social media and njtransit.com for service information.

Bus

Bus service will continue to operate, but expect significant statewide delays, cancellations and extensive detours due to severe flooding and multiple vehicles blocking roadways.  Bus customers should customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, social media and njtransit.com for service information.

Newark Light Rail

Newark Light Rail service has resumed on the Broad Street Extension and on the Mainline between Grove Street and Warren Street Stations with residual delays resulting from current storm impacts. 

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Service

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service is operating every 20-minutes in both directions. Trains are bypassing Richard St due to debris resulting from yesterday’s weather. West Side Ave branch service is operating to Bergenline Ave. Substitute bus service is being provided for customers traveling to Tonnelle Ave.

River LINE

Service is operating on a regular weekday schedule, however is it subject to weather-related delays.

Access Link Service

Access Link is operating full service in all Regions. Transfer Trips originating in Regions 4, 5 and 6 will be canceled for the remainder of Thursday, September 2nd.    

For updates, please visit Access Link Online.

NJ TRANSIT’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is open and is closely monitoring the impacts of the storm. NJ TRANSIT crews will continue to work around the clock to address any storm-related damages.

For further details and updated travel information, sign up for My Transit Alerts, download the NJ TRANSIT app and follow us on Social Media.

Travel Advice:

  • Sign up for the My Transit alert system on njtransit.com, which delivers travel advisories for your specific trip to your mobile device via email or text.
  • Allow extra time getting to and from your destination.  Use extreme caution when walking on sidewalks or station platforms and when boarding trains and buses.
  • Listen closely to public address announcements at stations for late-breaking service information.
  • Stairs, flooring and platforms can be slippery, so please use caution when walking along wet surfaces or any outdoor surface exposed to the weather. Use extra care when boarding or exiting buses and trains.
  • Report any unsafe conditions at stations or stops to bus operators, train crews or NJ TRANSIT staff.  

About NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 925,000 weekday trips on 253 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 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.