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NJ TRANSIT OFFERS EXTRA BUS AND RAIL SERVICE TO NEW YORK CITY FOR ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE

Beverages Will Not be Permitted on Any NJ TRANSIT Vehicle Weekend of March 16 and 17

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 14, 2019

 

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS EXTRA BUS AND RAIL SERVICE TO NEW YORK CITY FOR
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

 

Beverages Will Not be Permitted on Any NJ TRANSIT Vehicle Weekend of March 16 and 17

 

 

 

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will operate extra bus and rail service on selected routes on Saturday, March 16 to accommodate customers traveling to and from the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City. 

 

 

 

Rail

 

Extra rail service will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, the Morris & Essex line and Main-Bergen County-Port Jervis lines.

 

 

 

  • Click HERE for the additional train schedule.

 

 

 

NJ TRANSIT will have customer service ambassadors on hand at Secaucus Junction, Aberdeen/Matawan, Middletown, N.J. and Penn Station New York to assist customers traveling to/from the parade in New York City.

 

 

 

Bus

 

Extra trips to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York will be offered on nine different bus routes.

 

 

 

  • Click HERE for the additional bus schedule.

 

 

 

Light Rail

 

Newark Light Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule. Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a weekend schedule. 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  No beverages of any kind, in any type of container, open or closed, will be permitted on board trains, buses or light rail vehicles on Saturday, March 16, and Sunday, March 17. This policy will be strictly enforced.

 

 

 

Travel Tips

 

 

 

  • Ticketing:  To speed your return, purchase round-trip tickets at the start of your trip from bus operators inbound to New York or at ticket vending machines where available.  Bus customers departing Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) are reminded that tickets must be purchased before boarding the bus.
  • Allow Extra Travel Time:  Traffic congestion before and after the parade may affect bus travel times to New York City.  Customers should plan accordingly.
  • Parking:  Customers traveling from Park/Rides at Allwood Road, North Bergen, Willowbrook Mall, Mothers and Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center are advised that parking fees still apply. 
  • IMPORTANT NOTE:  No beverages, in any type of container, open or closed, will be permitted on any train to and from New York/Hoboken.  This policy will be strictly enforced.  Beverages of any kind are prohibited at all times on board buses.

 

 

 

For schedules and fares, visit njtransit.com or call 973-275-5555.

 

 

 

About NJ TRANSIT

 

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 925,000 weekday trips on 251 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.