BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne residents and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail riders are being advised that due to a training exercise by various law enforcement agencies they should expect to see an increased police presence on the system beginning on Saturday.

According to a statement by New Jersey Transit, the drill at the 8th Street Station, slated to begin at 9:00 a.m., will gauge responses to a simulated transportation incident and take approximately three hours to complete. 

Federal, state, county, and local partners, including the Bayonne Police Department, Bayonne Fire Department, and McCabe EMS will participating.

While the 8th Street Station will be closed from 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., New Jersey Transit will provide substitute bus service running from the bus stop at 8th Street and Broadway to the 22nd Street Station.