Monday, March 25, 2013
The National Weather Service issued an alert on its website to anticipate a wintry mix of snow and rain during the afternoon.
Monday, March 25
In anticipation of snow and rain on Monday, DeCamp Bus Lines and NJ Transit will be cross-honoring tickets. DeCamp Bus Lines will be cross-honoring NJ Transit bus and rail tickets through throughout Monday. The bus line posted on its website to anticipate delays. NJ Transit will allow customers to use tickets or passes for an alternate travel mode — rail, bus or light rail, as well as private carrier buses — throughout Monday. All customers should check njtransit.com before traveling for up-to-the-minute service information before starting their trip. For real-time updates from NJ Transit about the Montclair-Boonton Line, click here. Weather Statement The National Weather Service issued an alert on its website Monday to anticipate a …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A key power substation has been repaired and two trains will be added to the Montclair-Boonton Line.
As of Sunday, March 24, electric-powered trains will run to and from the Hoboken Terminal again, New Jersey Transit announced on Tuesday afternoon. It's for the first time since Hurricane Sandy that the electric trains resume service. After that day, the agency will be at 97 percent of its service, compared to pre-Sandy levels. In a statement, NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein said, “This marks significant progress in post-Sandy recovery." Weinstein added that as of March 24, there will be 21 additional trains added to the current schedules, "which will restore nearly all rush hour service to Hoboken and result in the long-awaited return of standard one-seat service to Hoboken for Gladstone customers." In January, NJ TRANSIT …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A NJ Transit train collided with a tractor-trailer in Little Falls Wednesday morning and injured 10 people, two of them seriously.
[UPDATED 4:15 p.m.] Updates to include revised information on power outage from PSE&G spokeswoman. A NJ Transit passenger train slammed into a tractor-trailer in Little Falls, Wednesday morning, injuring several people, backing up traffic on Pompton Avenue and cancelling trains along the Montclair-Boonton line. PSE&G crews were originally supposed to disable power in Little Falls around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to work on damaged power lines, but were unable to do so until the damaged tractor-trailer was removed, PSE&G spokesperson Kristine Snodgrass told Patch at 4 p.m. Wednesday. As of that time, the truck had yet to be removed and power had not been disrupted to Cedar Grove or Little Falls because the truck needed to be righted and towed …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Port Authority announced the restoration of 24/7 service. The Hoboken-WTC line remains suspended for now.
For the first time since Hurricane Sandy last fall, PATH service will be 24/7, according to an announcement from the Port Authority on Wednesday morning. As of Wednesday night, PATH trains will again be running between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. The round the clock service has been restored on the Hoboken to 33rd Street line, Newark to World Trade Center Line and the Journal Square to 33rd Street line. Service between Hoboken and the World Trade Center remains suspended for now and could take at least another month. "Currently, the Port Authority is awaiting delivery of key switch and signal parts from a third-party manufacturer," the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey stated in its press release on Wednesday. The Hoboken PATH…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Trains will run from Newark to the World Trade Center this weekend. There'll be no service between Hoboken and 33rd Street over the weekend.
Round the clock PATH service could resume between seven and ten days, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. "Workers can make repairs to the PATH system significantly faster when power to third rails is turned off, with no trains running in active construction zones," according to the Port Authority's announcement. On Saturday January 5 and Sunday January 6, service will be suspended between Hoboken and 33rd Street. Trains will run between Newark and the World Trade Center this weekend instead. Round the clock service has been suspended since Sandy hit Hoboken in late October, 2012. Hoboken's PATH station was the last one to open, and service has been restored between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
The Port Authority made the announcement on Monday.
Don't worry about leaving your New Year's Eve Party in Hoboken early. The PATH is running 24/7 on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Monday. This will be the first time the PATH is running round the clock since Hurricane Sandy. Until then, service runs between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day. The Hoboken station was reopened last week after being closed for nearly two months. From the Port Authority's announcement: On Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve, between the hours of 5 a.m. and 10 p.m., PATH trains will run both ways from Newark to the World Trade Center, Journal Square to 33rd Street, and Hoboken and 33rd Street. Between the hours of 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and 5 a.m. on New Year’s Day, …