Transportation alternatives after NJ Transit Hoboken train crash

Photo credit Michelle Pagan
Photo credit Michelle Pagan

- Following a NJ Transit train crash Thursday morning, several changes are made for the Monday commute

NJ TRANSIT SERVICE PLAN FOR MONDAY COMMUTE

Main/Bergen County/Pascack Valley/Port Jervis Lines Remain on Weekend Schedule

 NJ TRANSIT has announced service plans for Monday October 3rd, and until further notice, following the commuter train accident at Hoboken Terminal.

All rail service into and out of Hoboken Terminal remains suspended.
Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service has been restored into and out of Hoboken and will continue to operate on a full weekday schedule.
Cross honoring with PATH, ferries, NJ TRANSIT bus and private carriers will continue until further notice.

Rail

Main, Bergen, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines will continue to operate on a weekend schedule originating/terminating in Secaucus, with stops at Teterboro and Woodcliff Lake stations (weekdays only).

All rail service to and from New York Penn Station will operate on a normal weekday schedule.  This includes Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line and MidTOWN DIRECT trains.

Raritan Valley and Atlantic City Rail Lines will operate on normal weekday schedules.

Customers in New York City who need to access Secaucus are urged to take trains from New York Penn Station or use the Port Authority Bus Terminal for NJ TRANSIT and private carrier busing alternatives.

Customers in Hoboken and Jersey City who need to access Secaucus are urged to use Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to Liberty State Park, where shuttle buses will take them to Secaucus.

Morris & Essex Line, Gladstone Branch and Montclair-Boonton Line will have limited service running every two hours for points west of Montclair State University and west of Dover, in addition to regular Midtown Direct service.

Please note: MIDTOWN DIRECT service will make additional stops east of Summit.

Customers may experience overcrowding and possible delays caused by congestion.

NJ TRANSIT urges customers to check njtransit.com for service updates and sign up for MyTransit alerts, which provide service updates via text or email.

Metro North Service for Pascack Valley Line and Port Jervis Customers
For schedule information go to: http://www.mta.info/mnr

Bus
Extra service on select bus routes which run parallel to Main/Bergen and Pascack Valley rail lines.
Shuttle buses will operate between Liberty State Park light rail station in Jersey City and Secaucus Junction.

Light Rail
All Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service has been restored into and out of Hoboken and will continue to operate on a normal weekday schedule.

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