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Customers strongly encouraged to purchase roundtrip tickets in advance

October 14, 2014


NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT is offering extra rail service between Hoboken and Far Hills to carry thousands of spectators to and from the 94nd annual Far Hills Steeplechase at Moorland Farms on Saturday, October 18.  NJ TRANSIT’s Far Hills Station on the Gladstone Branch of the Morris & Essex Lines is located directly across the street from Moorland Farms.


Customers are advised that beverages will not be permitted on any train to and from Far Hills on October 18.  


Due to the anticipated high ridership and crowding expected along the Morris & Essex Lines on October 18, customers are also strongly encouraged to purchase roundtrip tickets in advance to avoid lines.  Customers purchasing one-way, return trip tickets from Far Hills Station will pay $20 for travel between Far Hills to any NJ TRANSIT Rail station destination on October 18 only.    

To accommodate the additional trains, regular Saturday rail service will be adjusted and buses will replace trains for some trips.  Detailed schedule information is available at njtransit.com.


Customers are advised of the following:



Service to the Races:



Service from the Races:


Trains will depart Far Hills Station every 20-45 minutes between 3:45 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. All post-event trains will make all local stops to Hoboken.  Customers traveling to New York must change trains at Summit Station.  (Midtown Direct service between Dover and New York will operate on a regular Saturday schedule.)


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NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 262 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 165 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.