NJ Transit Resumes Bus Service

TRENTON – The majority of NJ Transit bus service is operating again this morning. Limited Access Link paratransit service will also resume today.

On Wednesday afternoon, NJ Transit restored River Line light rail service, with trips every 30 minutes between the Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden and Trenton Transit Center.

“This is tremendous progress,” said Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chairman James Simpson. “We are not out of the woods by any stretch, but we will continue working around the clock to further restore service where we can safely do so. On behalf of the entire NJ Transit family, we appreciate the patience and understanding of our customers during this difficult time.”

Due to significant damage to the state’s public transportation network, NJ Transit rail service will remain suspended until further notice. Newark Light Rail and Hudson Bergen Light Rail service also remain suspended until further notice.

Today, NJ Transit will restored bus service on 68 bus routes in northern New Jersey and 18 bus routes in southern New Jersey, providing service over the entire routes with no detours or truncations. For a complete list, visit njtransit.com. NJ Transit also restored partial service on 58 bus routes in northern New Jersey and 17 routes in southern New Jersey that will operate with detours or truncations due to ongoing impacts from Hurricane Sandy. For details, visit njtransit.com

Bus service on routes not listed remains suspended until further notice. Power outages in local communities have resulted in the loss of traffic control devices critical to safe operation in some areas. Downed tree limbs and power lines continue to make many roads impassable. Personnel are in the field reviewing and assessing these conditions in order to ensure that service is restored as soon as it becomes safe to do so.

Access Link service resumed todayin Region 2, which includes Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties, and Region 3, which includes Atlantic, Cape May and Southern Ocean County.

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