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NJ TRANSIT POLICE TO CONDUCT EMERGENCY RESPONSE DRILL

September 20, 2017

 

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT’s regular Gladstone Branch rail service along the Morris & Essex Lines is temporarily suspended until further notice due to emergency repair work. Customers should check njtransit.com for updated information. Customers also should listen for station announcements for alternate train service.

 

NJ TRANSIT rail tickets and passes are being cross-honored on Lakeland buses from the Port Authority Bus Terminal.


NJ TRANSIT will operate substitute bus service between Summit and New Providence as well as direct service between Summit and Berkeley Heights stations. For customers travelling to points west of Berkeley Heights, direct bus service also will be provided between Summit and Murray Hill, where customers will board a shuttl

September 20, 2017

 

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Transit Police Department (NJTPD) Office of Emergency Management (OEM), together with local partners, will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, September 23, at Newark Light Rail’s Grove Street Facility beginning at 9 a.m.

 

The drill, which will gauge responses to a simulated transportation incident, will take about three hours to complete. As a result of the drill, customers should expect to see an increased presence of police and emergency personnel on the Newark Light Rail between Branch Brook Park Station and Grove Street Station. This is the latest in a series of periodic drills that NJTPD OEM conducts along the agency’s system every year.

 

 

Eastbound Gladstone customers are advised to seek alternate travel options.

 

In addition, there will be NO service from Hoboken Terminal to Gladstone beginning at 10 p.m. tonight.

 

The following trains that were scheduled to leave Hoboken are cancelled. Customers boarding alternate trains will travel to Summit where they will connect with bus service to points west:

475 (;">This drill will have no impact on light rail service.

 

In addition to the NJTPD personnel, the Essex County Sheriff’s Department is also participating in the exercise.

 

About NJ TRANSIT

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.

3:55 p.m.)

427 (4:25 p.m.) --- customers to 643 (4:33 p.m.)

429 (5:01 p.m.) --- customers to 333 (5:04 p.m.)

433 (5:36 p.m.) --- customers to 337 (5:39 p.m.)

435/467 (6:04 p.m./6:07 p.m.) --- customers to 813 (6:34 p.m.)

439/441 (6:41 p.m./7:09 p.m.) --- customers to 341 departs on 441 time (7:09 p.m.)

443/447 (7:44 p.m./8:44 p.m.) customers to 1087 (8:58 p.m.) to Broad Street  for transfer to 6675 (10:10 p.m.)

449 (9:44 p.m.) customers to 1061 (10:04 p.m.) to Broad Street for transfer to 6677 (10:32 p.m.)

451/453 (10:49 p.m./11:54 p.m.) --- shuttle to Broad Street for transfer to 6683 (12:21 a.m.)

MidTOWN Direct trains 6431 (the 5:19 p.m. departure out of Penn Station New York) and train 6437 (the 6:05 p.m. out of Penn Station New York) will be cancelled at Summit Train Station where substitute bus service is being provided.

 

 

black; font-family: ">About NJ TRANSIT

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.