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NJ TRANSIT ENHANCES CLEANING EFFORTS AT NEWARK PENN STATION

Newark Penn Station will close Overnight Daily Beginning Sunday, May 3rd

May 2, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — To protect NJ TRANSIT customers and employees, the hours of operation at Newark Penn Station will be modified overnight to allow for a daily deeper cleaning and disinfection. Starting Sunday, May 3 until further notice, NJ TRANSIT will close Newark Penn Station overnight from 11:00 p.m. until 4:30 a.m. The station will reopen daily at 4:30 a.m.

 

All NJ TRANSIT trains, bus and light rail service operating between 11:00 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. will continue to run during these hours. During this time, customers will use the Raymond Plaza East entrance to enter and exit the station.

 

Customers using PATH services at Newark Penn Station during the overnight will board on Track 1 (also known as Track B); PATH customers deboarding at NPS will use Track 2. Track H will be closed Monday through Friday between 11:00 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

 

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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.