NJ TRANSIT CONTINUES SERVICE RESTORATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 3RD
All Rail Lines Except Montclair-Boonton, Gladstone, PVL & RVL Will Operate on a Regular Weekday Schedule; Bus Service, Access Link and All Light Rail Service Will Operate on a Weekday Schedule
NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT crews have been working around the clock to assess damage from the storm and make the necessary repairs and inspections to resume some rail and light rail services. The storm inflicted significant impacts to tracks and roadways with areas of high water throughout the system. Please see below for systemwide service information.
Systemwide cross honoring will be in effect for rail, NJ TRANSIT & private carrier buses, and light rail.
Important Note: NJ TRANSIT service may continue to be subject to significant delays, cancellations and detours as cleanup continues from the storm damage. Systemwide cross-honoring is currently in effect to provide customers with maximum flexibility for essential travel.
All customers should allow for extra travel time and are strongly encouraged to customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive updates via push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, their individual line accounts on social media and njtransit.com for the latest service information.
- M&E – will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday, September 3rd.
- Montclair/Boonton – remains suspended while damage is assessed.
- Gladstone Branch- remains suspended while damage is assessed.
- Main/Bergen/Port Jervis Lines – will operate on a regular weekday schedule with delays up to 60 minutes due to single-tracking on Friday, September 3rd.
- Pascack Valley – remains suspended while damage is assessed.
- NEC & NJCL – will operate regular weekday service on Friday, September 3rd.
- Raritan Valley – Remains suspended until further notice due to significant flood impacts.
- Atlantic City Rail Line – continues to operate regular weekday service.
Customers should customize their service alerts on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to receive push notifications, monitor MyTransit Alerts, follow their individual rail line account on Twitter, and visit njtransit.com for service information.
A regular weekday schedule is planned for Friday, September 3rd and customers should continue to expect delays and detours through the service day Friday.
Newark Light Rail
Newark Light Rail service will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday, September 3rd.
Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Service
HBLR is expected to operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday, 9/3, with busing between Tonnelle Ave. and Bergenline Stations, and single tracking through Richard Street to continue. Customers may encounter delays due to residual impacts of the storm
Will continue to operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday, September 3rd.
Access Link Service
On Friday, September 3rd, Access Link is expected to be operating on a regular weekday schedule in all regions. For updates, please visit Access Link Online.
NJ TRANSIT’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is open and is closely monitoring the impacts of the storm. NJ TRANSIT crews will continue to work around the clock to address any storm-related damages.
- Before beginning your trip, please visit njtransit.com for up-to-the-minute service information.
- Customers are encouraged to download or update the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to set up and receive customized service alert information via push notifications. Visit the You Tube video for easy instructions on setting up custom push notifications.
- Stay connected to NJ TRANSIT social media during your commute. Search for rail, bus or light rail-specific Twitter accounts for the best information
- Twitter: @NJTRANSIT
- @NJTRANSIT_NBUS (North Jersey Bus)
- @NJTRANSIT_SBUS (South Jersey Bus)
- @NJTRANSIT_AL (Access Link)
- Facebook: facebook.com/NJTRANSIT
- YouTube Channel: TheNewJerseyTransit
- Sign up for the My Transit alert system on njtransit.com, which delivers travel advisories for your specific trip to your mobile device via email or text.
- Allow extra time getting to and from your destination. Use extreme caution when walking on sidewalks or station platforms and when boarding trains and buses.
- Listen closely to public address announcements at stations for late-breaking service information.
- Stairs, flooring and platforms can be slippery, so please use caution when walking along wet surfaces or any outdoor surface exposed to the weather. Use extra care when boarding or exiting buses and trains.
- Report any unsafe conditions at stations or stops to bus operators, train crews or NJ TRANSIT staff.
About NJ TRANSIT
NJ TRANSIT is the nation’s largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 925,000 weekday trips on 253 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.