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NJ TRANSIT OFFERS EXTRA RAIL AND BUS SERVICE TO NEW YORK CITY FOR ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
Beverages Will Not Be Permitted On Any NJ TRANSIT Vehicle On March 17
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2020
NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will operate extra train and bus service on select routes on Tuesday, March 17th to accommodate customers traveling to the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City. Extra bus trips to and from New York will be offered on thirteen different bus routes. Click HERE for the additional bus schedule.
On the Pascack Valley Line, Train 1622 – the 8:50 a.m. departure from Spring Valley – will operate in two sections. The first section will depart at 8:50 a.m., making stops in New York State and then operate express to Secaucus and Hoboken. The second section will depart Pearl River at 9:10 a.m. and make all regular stops in New Jersey, stopping at Secaucus at 9:59 a.m. and arriving in Hoboken at 10:11 a.m. The connecting train from Secaucus arrives in New York at 10:17 a.m.
NJ TRANSIT will have customer service ambassadors on hand at Secaucus Junction, Aberdeen/Matawan, Middletown, N.J., and Penn Station New York (PSNY) to assist customers traveling to/from the parade in New York City.
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 Tuesday, March 17. This policy will be strictly enforced.
- 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.
For schedules and fares, visit njtransit.com or call 973-275-5555.
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