NJ Transit: Montclair-Boonton Rail Delays to Last Until Sept. 8

Credits: Natalie Heard Hackett

MONTCLAIR, NJ - New Jersey Transit officials released a statement Wednesday afternoon informing commuters that train delays and cancellations will last until Sept. 8, when the tracks are repaired.

Tuesday, TAP into Montclair reported that NJ Transit trains were delayed due to a train derailment.  At this time, NJ Transit officials are working diligently to replace the tracks.

At 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, NJ Transit officials released the following update regarding the Montclair-Boonton rail service: 

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"Effective immediately, Montclair-Boonton Line rail service is subject to 10-20-minute delays and some trains canceled until Monday, September 8th due to emergency track repairs and single tracking between Bay Street and MSU stations.

During this time, a special weekday schedule will be in effect. Several inbound and outbound trains will be canceled including:

Inbound AM Peak Train Nos. 208 and 212 and Outbound AM reverse Peak Train Nos. 209 and 211.

Inbound PM reverse Peak Train Nos. 250 and 262 and Outbound PM Peak Train Nos. 267 and 275.

View printable schedule HERE.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we work to complete the track work. For further information, please call NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 between the hours of 8:30 AM. and 5 PM. daily."

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