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NJ TRANSIT Service Changes During AMTRAK Summer Repairs

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The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition is continuing to lobby NJ Transit to add more one seat trains so that commuters don't have to switch trains in Newark for the ride to Manhattan Credits: Courtesy Raritan Valley Rail Coalition
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Stock photo of New Jersey Transit train Credits: John Mooney
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NEW JERSEY -- In advance of the upcoming Amtrak track work at Penn Station New York (PSNY) during July and August, NJ TRANSIT has published new weekday rail schedules to assist commuters in navigating the service changes and making their travel plans.

To accommodate AMTRAK’s track repairs in July and August in New York, NJ TRANSIT will implement service changes weekdays only between Monday, July 10, and Friday, Sept. 1.  NJ TRANSIT advises customers to monitor the status of its transportation system by signing up for My Transit alerts, following @NJTRANSIT on Twitter, and the website www.njtransit.com/theupdate.

  • Raritan Valley Line trains will operate on regular weekday schedules with minor adjustments.
  • All Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains – from which Raritan Valley Line passengers switch during peak hours -- to Penn Station New York will operate on regular weekday schedules with minor time changes to/from New York.
  • Hoboken-bound North Jersey Coast Line trains will terminate at Newark Penn Station. Note: Customers can take rail service to Secaucus and transfer to Hoboken-bound trains. Hoboken tickets will be honored at Secaucus. See gate agent upon arrival.

Weekend service will not be impacted. Printable versions of the timetables can be found here.

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