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NJ Transit to Begin System Shutdown at 4 p.m. on Sunday

Here's a list of shutdown times, including last train departures and arrivals on each line.

NJ Transit will begin a gradual system-wide shutdown of all bus, rail, light rail and Access Link service, starting at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 and continuing through 2 a.m. on Monday morning. 

Service suspensions will take effect as follows: 

Rail Service

  • The Atlantic City Rail Line will be suspended effective at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, due to the rapidly declining weather conditions within the region and the continued evacuation of Atlantic City: 
    1. Train 4678 will be the last train departing Atlantic City, leaving at 2:43 p.m. and arriving in Philadelphia at 4:19 p.m.  
    2. Train 4677 will be the last Atlantic City-bound train departing Philadelphia, leaving at 1:43 p.m. and arriving in Atlantic City at 3:19 p.m.
    3. Train 4679 will be the last train departing Philadelphia, leaving at 2:38 p.m. and terminating in Absecon at 4 p.m.  

All other rail lines will be suspended starting this afternoon and continuing into the late evening. Final train times are as follows:

Northeast Corridor

  • Train 7876 will be the last train departing Trenton, leaving at 10:59 p.m. and arriving New York at 12:30 a.m.
  • Train 7885 will be the last train departing New York, leaving at 11:14 p.m., and arriving in Trenton at 12:44 a.m.

North Jersey Coast Line 

  • Train 4772 will be the last train departing Bay Head, leaving at 9:21 p.m. and arriving in Long Branch at 10 p.m.   
  • Train 7272 will be the last train departing Long Branch, leaving at 10:06 p.m. and arriving New York at 11:42 p.m. (Secaucus 11:29 p.m.)
  • Train 7285 will be the last train departing New York, leaving at 11:07 p.m. and arriving in Long Branch at 12:43 a.m. (Secaucus 11:16 p.m.)
  • Train 4785 will be the last train departing Long Branch, leaving at 12:46 a.m. and arriving Bay Head at 1:28 a.m.

Raritan Valley Line

  • Train 5538 will be the last train departing Raritan, leaving at 8:16 p.m. and arriving in Newark Penn Station at 11:15 p.m.
  • Train 5543 will be the last train departing Newark Penn Station, leaving at 11:38 p.m. and arriving in Raritan at 12:44 a.m.

Morris & Essex Lines

  • Train 742 will be the last train departing Gladstone, leaving at 9:52 p.m. and arriving at Summit 10:36 p.m. and connecting with Train 6942
  • Train 6942 will be the last train departing Dover, leaving at 10:06 p.m. and arriving in New York at 11:39 p.m.
  • Train 6945 will be the last train departing New York, leaving at 11:11 p.m. and arriving in Dover at 12:54 a.m. (Connecting trains at Newark Broad Street for Montclair Branch Train 545, and Summit for Gladstone Train 745.)
  • Train 745 will be the last train departing Summit, leaving at 12:14 a.m. and arriving in Gladstone at 12:58 a.m.

Montclair-Boonton Line

  • Train 538 will be the last train departing Bay Street Montclair, leaving at 9 p.m. and arriving in Hoboken at 9:38 p.m.
  • Train 545 will be the last train departing Hoboken, leavingat 11:08 p.m. and arriving in Bay Street Montclair at 11:45 p.m.

Main Line

  • Train 1732 will be the last train departing Suffern, leaving at 9:10 p.m. and arriving Hoboken 9:19 p.m.
  • Train 1739 will be the last train departing Hoboken, leaving at 11:33 p.m. and arriving Suffern at 12:42 a.m.

Bergen County Line

  • Train 1786 will be the last train departing Suffern, leaving at 11:56 p.m. and arriving at Hoboken at 1 a.m. (Note:  There is no Secaucus connection.)
  • Train 1787 will be the last train departing Hoboken, leaving at 10:30 p.m. and arriving Suffern at 11:36 p.m. 

Port Jervis Line

  • Train 80 will be the last train departing Port Jervis, leaving at 5:27 p.m. and arriving in Hoboken at 7:38 p.m.
  • Train 79 will be the last train departing Hoboken, leaving at 6:15 p.m. and arriving at Port Jervis at 8:23 p.m.  (Note: Customers connecting at Secaucus must use Train 7265, departing New York Penn Station at 6:07 p.m. and arriving at Secaucus at 6:16 p.m. to make the Port Jervis connection.)

Pascack Valley Line

  • Train 2126 will be the last train departing Spring Valley, leaving at 8:10 p.m. and arriving at Hoboken 9:20 p.m.
  • Train 2133 will be the last train departing Hoboken, leaving at 11:22 p.m. and arriving at Spring Valley at 12:32 a.m.
  • Indoor waiting rooms at major rail hubs such as Newark Penn Station, Secaucus Junction and Trenton Transit Center will remain open to provide customerswith shelter during the storm.

Bus Service:

  • All NJ TRANSIT bus service to and from Atlantic City will be suspended at midnight.
  • All other NJ TRANSIT bus service will be suspended effective 2 a.m. Monday, October 29, 2012.
  • NJ TRANSIT buses that are already en route at 2 a.m. will complete their trips. 
  • DeCamp bus line has cancelled all bus service for Monday.

Light Rail Service: 

  • Hudson-Bergen, River Line and Newark light rail services will be suspended effective 2 a.m. Monday, October 29, 2012.
  • Light rail services that are already en route at 2 a.m. will complete their trips.

Access Link Service:

  • All Access Link Service to and from Atlantic City will be suspended after 4:00 p.m. this afternoon.
  • All other Access Link service will be suspended effective 2 a.m. Monday, October 29, 2012.

 

System-wide Cross-Honoring

System-wide cross-honoring of all rail, bus and light rail tickets will be in effect starting at Monday, 12:00 a.m. and continuing through Wednesday, 6 a.m.  This will allow customers holding NJ TRANSIT tickets to use alternate means of transportation to get to their final destination, such as PATH, PATCO and private bus carriers.  Due to the duration of the storm and the potential impact to the NJ TRANSIT system, this timeframe could be extended if necessary.

Once the storm is finished, transit officials will assess the status of the system and test critical infrastructure before making any decisions regarding the potential resumption of service. 

Lynn Libman October 28, 2012 at 06:46 PM
What's the prognosis for Teaneck? Are the schools closed?
Eileen October 28, 2012 at 07:03 PM
Eileen, Does any one know if Rutgers, New Brunswick will be closed.
Eileen October 28, 2012 at 07:06 PM
Eileen, Does anyone know if Rutgers, New Brunswick will be closed.
Kaitlyn Anness October 28, 2012 at 07:20 PM
Rutgers has announced classes are canceled for both Monday and Tuesday http://patch.com/A-zcfp
Balka Kuhn October 28, 2012 at 07:59 PM
Midland park is closed Monday and Tuesday.
Balka Kuhn October 28, 2012 at 08:43 PM
Ridgewood Village Schools closed Monday http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/feature?section=news/education/closures&id=6857917
Anna October 28, 2012 at 09:14 PM
Fort Lee is closed Monday.
yaya October 28, 2012 at 10:03 PM
The prognosis for Teaneck? Is the town ill? Must be under the weather!
Nose Wayne October 29, 2012 at 01:55 PM
Go to News 12 New Jersey for the updates.
Edward Dooley Jr. October 29, 2012 at 02:11 PM
Nose Wayne, The News 12 CH is not on provided an our satellite system and some cable systems. I recommend Jersey Shore Hurricane News page on FB for those that can't get News 12.

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