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Bus Service, River LINE and Access Link will remain Suspended for Saturday, January 29; Regular Service to Resume Sunday, January 30

January 29, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Due to the ongoing severe winter weather impacting the region, NJ TRANSIT Bus, River LINE and Access Link services will remain suspended for the rest of the service day on Saturday, January 29.  Bus, River LINE and Access Link will resume full service at the start of the service day Sunday, January 30th. It is important that local, county and state roads are free from vehicular traffic to the greatest extent possible to expedite snow removal, which will ensure optimal road conditions for a full resumption of service on Sunday. Customers may still experience possible delays, detours and cancellations on Sunday due to residual impacts from the winter storm and should continue to allow for extra travel time.

Train service, Newark Light Rail and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail are expected to continue to operate on regular weekend schedules for the remainder of the service day on Saturday.  Customers may see the possibility of delays and potential service cancellations as a result of the storm’s impacts. 

Cross-honoring will be in effect for rail, light rail, NJ TRANSIT bus and private carrier bus service through the end of the service day on Sunday, January 30. Customers should check for updates.

For example, customers who normally take the bus from Rutherford to the Port Authority Bus Terminal may use their bus pass or ticket on the train from Rutherford to New York Penn Station.  Customers using their tickets or passes to travel to a destination other than the destination printed on their original ticket will be subject to the appropriate additional fare if applicable.

For customers of Bus Route No. 197 on Sunday, January 30, NJ TRANSIT rail will cross-honor bus passes and tickets on the Port Jervis Line trains to/from Harriman, Tuxedo and Sloatsburg through the end of the service day on Sunday. Bus service to/from Warwick, N.Y., will originate/terminate at West Milford Park & Ride due to weather conditions. If road conditions become safe enough to resume service to/from Warwick, N.Y., we will communicate that to customers via the website, mobile app, social media and My Transit service alerts.

Customers are encouraged to continuously monitor, the NJ TRANSIT mobile app or NJ TRANSIT’s Twitter feeds for the latest service information.

NJ TRANSIT’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is open and is closely monitoring weather forecasts and conditions as the storm continues to move through the region. Key personnel are monitoring any impacts to the system throughout the duration of the storm. 

Customers are advised to use extreme caution around bus stops, stations and facilities as slippery conditions may exist. Customers should also build extra travel time into their schedules as delays and cancellations are possible as a result of the storm’s impact.

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:

Before starting your trip, visit for up-to-the-minute service information. 

  • Customers are encouraged to download or update the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to set up and receive customized service alert information via push notifications.  Visit the You Tube video for easy instructions on setting up custom push notifications.
  • Stay connected to NJ TRANSIT social media during your commute. Find and follow your rail, bus or light rail-specific Twitter accounts for the best information:
  • Sign up for the My Transit alert system on, which delivers travel advisories for your specific trip to your cell phone via email or text.
  • Allow extra time getting to and from your destination.  Use extreme caution when walking on exposed sidewalks or station platforms and when boarding trains and buses.
  • Listen closely to public address announcements at stations for late-breaking service information.


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.