NJ TRANSIT TO RESUME WEEKDAY RAIL SERVICE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 25
Substitute Bus Service to Operate along Gladstone Rail Line, Cross-Honoring Remains in Effect
January 24, 2016
NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT will operate weekday service on rail, light rail and Access Link services on Monday, January 25 with the exception of the Gladstone Branch along the Morris and Essex Lines due to weather-related issues. Bus service will vary based on road conditions and local snow removal efforts.
Substitute bus service will operate along the Gladstone between Gladstone and Summit, making all station stops along the route. Additionally, private carrier bus service will cross-honor NJ TRANSIT rail passes along the Gladstone Branch to assist customers with additional travel options. Gladstone customers are advised to build in extra travel time as a result.
· Commuter Rail
o Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Morris & Essex, Main/Bergen, Montclair Boonton, Raritan Valley Line, Pascack Valley, Atlantic City, Port Jervis lines will operate on a regular weekday schedule. NJ TRANSIT rail will cross-honor PATH tickets/passes at Newark Penn Station and Penn Station New York.
o Customers can expect service delays and detours due to local road conditions. As such, customers should afford themselves ample time to reach their final destinations. Due to PATH service suspension,
NJ TRANSIT buses will cross-honor PATH tickets/passes at Journal Square, Harrison and Newark Penn Station.
Click Here for North Jersey bus service information by route. (Click Here will link to pdf with route numbers and service)
Click Here for South Jersey bus service information by route. (Click Here will link to pdf with route numbers and service)
· Light Rail
o Newark Light Rail and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a normal weekday schedule.
o RiverLINE service is operating as far as Walter Rand Transportation Center due to weather-impacted local streets.
· Access Link:
o Service will be operating today.
Systemwide Cross-Honoring Remains in Effect:
To give customers additional travel options, NJ TRANSIT has extended systemwide cross-honoring all day on Monday, January 25, including private bus carriers, enabling customers to use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode --rail, light rail or bus.
For the latest travel information, customers should visit njtransit.com, access NJ TRANSIT’s Twitter feed at @NJTRANSIT or listen to broadcast traffic reports. Additionally, NJ TRANSIT will provide the most current service information via the My Transit alert system (www.njtransit.com/mytransit), which delivers travel advisories for your specific trip to your smartphone. Service information is also available by calling (973) 275-5555.
About NJ TRANSIT
NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 938,500 weekday trips on 257 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 165 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.