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Newark Light Rail: Substitute Busing & Boarding Changes between Newark Penn & Grove Street - Broad Street Extension Service Temporarily Discontinued - Weekends of August 17 and August 24, 2019
July 26, 2019


Substitute Bus service will operate between Newark Penn and Grove Street stations. Broad Street Extension (BSE) temporarily discontinued

On weekends, August 17 to August 19 and August 24 to August 26 from 2 a.m. Saturdays to 3 a.m. Mondays, NJ TRANSIT will perform necessary track maintenance work on the Newark Light Rail system as follows.

  • Substitute bus service will operate every 20 minutes all weekend between Newark Penn (rear of Bus Lane #1 near McDonald’s) and Grove Street stations.
  • Light-Rail service will be temporarily discontinued on the BSE including Broad Street, Washington Park, Newark Penn, NJPAC/Center Street, Atlantic Street and Riverfront Stadium stations.
    • Customers are advised to use existing bus service to connect between Newark Penn Station and their destination.
    • Please see below for information detailing the existing bus service options for stations on the BSE.

During this time, light rail service on the Broad Street Extension (BSE) will be temporarily discontinued. Customers using BSE are advised to use local NJ TRANSIT bus service to reach their destination. 

Light Rail Station Bus Route Information to/from Newark Penn Station
Broad Street Board at bus stop in front of Rail station entrance on University Avenue (MyBus #19046) for Bus Route Nos. 30, 41, 72, 76 and 108. After 6:30 p.m. on Saturdays and all day on Sundays, also use Nos. 11, 28 and 29.
Riverfront Stadium Travel one block and board at Bus Stop in front of Broad Street Station Rail station entrance (MyBus #19046) for Nos. 30, 41, 72, 76 and 108.  After 6:30 p.m. on Saturdays and all day on Sundays, also use Nos. 11, 28 and 29.
Washington Park Travel two blocks west to Bus Stop on University Avenue at James Street (MyBus #19048) for Nos. 30, 41, 72 and 76.  After 6:30 p.m. on Saturdays and all day on Sundays, also use Nos. 11, 28 and 29.
Atlantic Street Travel two blocks west to Bus Stop on University Avenue at James Street (MyBus #19048) for Bus Route Nos. 30, 41, 72 and 76.  After 6:30 p.m. on Saturdays and all day on Sundays, also use Nos. 11, 28 and 29.
NJPAC/Center Street Travel to bus stop on Sarah Vaughn Way at Park Place (MyBus #18886) for No. 108.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

For more information and language assistance, please call NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.