NJ Transit to resume partial service at Hoboken Terminal

Courtesy of Corey Futterman via Reuters

NJ Transitwill reopen a portion of Hoboken Terminal to commuter rail service Monday following a train crash that left one dead and more than a 100 injured last week.

Part of the station “suffered extensive damage” after the Sept. 29 wreck, according to transit officials. An investigation by theNational Transportation Safety Board,debris removal and safety concerns delayed reopening the rail terminal.

Beginning with the first train Monday morning, NJ Transitwill reopen Tracks 10-17 for rail service.Tracks 1-9 will remain out of service until further notice as repair work in that section of the terminal continues.

Main/Bergen County, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis Line trains will return to a weekday schedule, with some adjustments, to and from Hoboken.Select express trains will be eliminated and certain other trains will be combined.

Montclair-Boonton Line trains originating west of Montclair State University (MSU), including from Denville, will operate into Hoboken, with additional stops east of MSU.

Most Gladstone Branch trains to Hoboken will be restored.

North Jersey Coast Line and Raritan Valley Line trains scheduled to terminate in Hoboken willcontinueto terminate at Newark Penn Station.

Cross-honoring will continue on Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, NJ Transit bus and private carriers only. Customers onother NJ Transitbus, rail and light rail services may also experience crowding conditions and delays due to the modified service, and all customers areare advised to stay clear of all work areas.

NJ Transitbus, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, PATH and NY Waterway will also continue to operate in and out of Hoboken on their regular routes and schedules.

The Hoboken Terminal waiting room, Customer Service office and restrooms will be open. But there will be limited Ticket Vending Machines located in the waiting room.As an alternative, customerscandownload the NJ Transit App and sign up for MyTix to purchase their tickets.

For more informationon service changes, visitnjtransit.com.

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