NJ TRANSIT SERVICE UPDATE FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd
North and Central New Jersey Buses and Access Link Will Remain Suspended for the Service Day; Newark Light Rail Resumes on Sunday Schedule
February 2, 2021
NEWARK, NJ — Due to the continued significant impacts of the snowstorm, NJ TRANSIT buses and Access Link in north and central New Jersey will remain suspended for the rest of the service day. However, service has resumed on the No. 2 & No. 78 bus routes as of 3:00 p.m. today on a regular weekday schedule. These routes serve the UPS distribution facility in Secaucus, which is a critical component of the vaccine distribution supply chain in New Jersey. The continued suspension of all other north and central New Jersey bus and Access Link for the remainder of the service day is to ensure that state, county and local agencies continue to have full access to roadways, particularly local and county roads, to continue snow removal operations.
Please see below for systemwide service information.
Systemwide cross honoring will remain in effect for rail, NJ TRANSIT & private carrier buses, and light rail. NJ TRANSIT tickets and passes will also be accepted for travel on PATH at Hoboken, Newark Penn Station and 33rd St.
Important Note: Service for the remainder of Tuesday, February 2nd may be subject to delays or cancellations. All customers should allow for extra travel time and are strongly encouraged to customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive updates via push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, social media and njtransit.com for the latest service information. The final service plan for Wednesday, February 3rd, will be communicated publicly by 10:00 p.m. this evening.
South Jersey Service
Regular weekday service will continue for the remainder of Tuesday February 2nd, for South Jersey buses and Access Link Region 3. River LINE will continue operating on a Sunday schedule. Atlantic City Rail Line will continue operating regular weekday service. South Jersey buses operating full weekday service include: Bus Route Nos. 313/315, 317, 400, 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 410, 412, 413, 414, 417, 418, 419, 450, 451, 452, 453, 455, 457, 459, 463, 501, 502, 504, 505, 507, 508, 509, 551, 552, 553, 554, 555, 559, 600, 601, 603, 605, 606, 607, 608, 609, 612, 613, 619, 624
North & Central New Jersey Bus Service
Northern and Central New Jersey buses, including routes serving the Newark-area and Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, will remain suspended for the remainder of Tuesday, February 2nd except for the No. 2 and No. 78 routes, which will operate as of 3:00 p.m. on a regular weekday schedule to serve a critical UPS facility in Secaucus. For schedule information for the No. 2 and No. 78 routes please visit njtransit.com. NJ TRANSIT continues working closely with state, county and local agencies to coordinate service resumption with local and county snow removal schedules. Service resumption times remain dependent on weather and road conditions, and coordination with local and county officials. Bus customers should customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, social media and njtransit.com for service resumption information.
Pascack Valley, Main/Bergen County/Port Jervis, Montclair-Boonton, Morristown and Gladstone Branch rail lines will remain suspended until further notice and will resume as weather conditions permit safe operation. Upon resumption, these rail lines will operate on Severe Weather Schedule Level 2. Rail customers should customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, social media and njtransit.com for service resumption information.
Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast and Raritan Valley rail lines resumed service at approximately 9 a.m. and will continue operating on Severe Weather Schedule Level 2 for the remainder of Tuesday, February 2. Atlantic City Rail Line service will continue to operate on a weekday schedule.
Newark & Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Service
Newark Light Rail resumed service as of 2 p.m. and will continue to operate on a Sunday schedule for the remainder of Tuesday, February 2. Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will continue operating a Saturday/Sunday schedule for the remainder of Tuesday, February 2. Light rail customers should customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, social media and njtransit.com for service resumption information.
Access Link Service
Access Link service in Region 3 (south Jersey) will continue operating on a regular weekday schedule. Access Link service in Regions 2, 4, 5 & 6 in central and north Jersey will remain suspended for the rest of the service day on Tuesday, February 2. NJ TRANSIT will continue working closely with state, county and local agencies to coordinate service resumption with local and county snow removal schedules. NJ TRANSIT how critical this service is for our Access Link customers, however the local roads that are predominantly used by Access Link vehicles have been particularly hard hit and are still being cleared. In the meantime, NJ TRANSIT is accepting reservations for Wednesday, February 3rd when service can be more safely and responsibly provided. Customers can visit njtransit.com, follow Access Link on social media, or call 1-800-955-ADA1 (2321) to speak to a representative.
NJ TRANSIT’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will remain open to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions. NJ TRANSIT crews will continue to work around-the-clock throughout the system removing snow and addressing any storm-related damages.
- Before beginning your trip, please visit njtransit.com 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. Search for rail, bus or light rail-specific Twitter accounts for the best information
- Twitter: @NJTRANSIT
- @NJTRANSIT_NBUS (North Jersey Bus)
- @NJTRANSIT_SBUS (South Jersey Bus)
- @NJTRANSIT_AL (Access Link)
- Facebook: facebook.com/NJTRANSIT
- YouTube Channel: TheNewJerseyTransit
- Sign up for the My Transit alert system on njtransit.com, which delivers travel advisories for your specific trip to your mobile device 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.
- Stairs, flooring and platforms can be slippery, so please use caution when walking along wet surfaces or any outdoor surface exposed to the weather. Use extra care when boarding or exiting buses and trains.
- Report slippery or unsafe conditions at stations or stops to bus operators, train crews or NJ TRANSIT staff.
About NJ TRANSIT
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.