NJ TRANSIT SERVICE PLAN FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON COMMUTE
Main/Bergen County/PVL/Port Jervis Lines on Weekend Schedule
For Immediate Release: September 30, 2016
NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT has announced service plans for the afternoon of September 30th, 2016 following yesterday’s commuter train accident at Hoboken Terminal. All rail service into and out of Hoboken Terminal remains suspended. Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service has been restored into and out of Hoboken and will continue to operate on a full weekday schedule.
Customers can expect to see a similar level of rail service as Thursday afternoon and Friday morning:
- Main, Bergen, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines will continue to operate on a weekend schedule originating/terminating in Secaucus, with stops at Teterboro and Woodcliff Lake stations (weekdays only).
- All rail service to and from New York Penn Station will operate on a normal weekday schedule. This includes Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line and MidTOWN DIRECT trains.
- Raritan Valley and Atlantic City Rail Lines also will operate on normal weekday schedules.
- Customers in New York City who need to access Secaucus are urged to take trains from New York Penn Station or use the Port Authority Bus Terminal for NJ TRANSIT and private carrier busing alternatives.
- Customers in Hoboken and Jersey City who need to access Secaucus are urged to use Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to Liberty State Park, where shuttle buses will take them to Secaucus.
- Morris & Essex Line, Gladstone Branch and Montclair-Boonton Line will have limited service running every two hours for points west of Montclair State University and west of Dover.
- Please note: MidTOWN DIRECT service will make additional stops east of Summit.
Customers may experience overcrowding and possible delays caused by congestion.
Metro North Service for Pascack Valley Line and Port Jervis Customers
- Metro-North will provide alternate bus service during the PM Peak on Friday, September 30 for Pascack Valley Line and Port Jervis Line customers as follows:
For schedule information go to: http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/NJTRANSIT_accident.htm
- Extra service on the 126 line between Hoboken and Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York.
- Shuttle buses will operate between Liberty State Park light rail station in Jersey City and Secaucus Junction.
- All Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service has been restored into and out of Hoboken and will continue to operate on a normal weekday schedule.
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NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 938,500 weekday trips on 254 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.