TRENTON– NJ Transit will suspend its rail, light rail, bus and Access Link Paratransit services on Saturday as a safety precaution for customers and employees and to protect equipment, as New Jersey and its statewide transportation agency prepares for the impact of Hurricane Irene, Gov. Chris Christie announced today.
“All of our efforts in anticipation of Hurricane Irene are in the interest of public safety; so we are suspending service ahead of the storm’s arrival,” Christie said. “This will also allow us to aid the state’s response to Hurricane Irene by freeing up buses or other resources that may be needed for hurricane relief.”
The following NJTRANSIT service advisories are in effect.
- All NJ Transit rail service will be suspended beginning at noon on Saturday.
- Trains originating at terminals before noon will continue to their final destination.
- Station waiting rooms that are controlled by NJ Transit will remain open throughout the weekend at all locations.
- All NJ Transit bus service will be suspended statewide at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
- Buses that are already en route will complete their trips.
Light Rail Service:
- All light rail service is suspended at 6 p.m. on Saturday
- Light rail services that are already en route at 6 p.m. will complete their trips.
Access Link Service:
- All Access Link Service will be suspended statewide at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
- No reservations will be taken for trips that are not scheduled to get customers home before 6 p.m. on Saturday.
- All current reservations that have been made for trips after 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled.
Check njtransit.com for updates.
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