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Rail Restoration Update

NJ TRANSIT will begin restoring service in the 2nd quarter of 2019 on rail lines affected by temporary service adjustments, starting with the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) and the Princeton Branch (Dinky). The agency is still working to address a continuing shortage of locomotive engineers and the availability of equipment related to installation of Positive Train Control (PTC), ongoing maintenance inspections and testing.

Alternate bus, PATCO and River LINE travel options remain in effect for ACRL customers, along with a 25 percent discount on ACRL tickets and passes used on these services until service is restored. Alternate shuttle bus service with a 25 percent discount also remains in effect for customers on the Princeton Branch between Princeton and Princeton Junction stations until service is restored. Discounts on all other rail lines are no longer in effect. For further information on ACRL and Princeton Branch alternatives, visit

NJ TRANSIT's goal is to restore rail service that's reliable and predictable for customers as quickly as possible. We will communicate further updates to customers as new information becomes available. Thank you for your patience.

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