NJ Transit Adds Additional Service For NY St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday

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NEWARK  — NJ Transit will offer special rail and bus service on Saturday, March 16, including extra trips on more than a dozen bus routes serving the Port Authority Bus Terminal and 12 additional trains to and from New York/Hoboken, to accommodate customers traveling to the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.

In addition, families can take advantage of NJ Transit’s Family Super Saver Fare, which allows up to two children ages 5-11 to ride free with a fare-paying adult every weekend, from 7 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday. Kids under 5 ride free at all times.

Customers are reminded that alcoholic beverages will not be permitted on any train to and from New York/Hoboken on March 16. Beverages of any kind are prohibited at all times on board buses.

Additional rail service on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Morris & Essex and Port Jervis lines will operate as follows on March 16 (visit njtransit.com for detailed schedules):

  • Northeast Corridor: Two round trips will operate between Trenton and New York, providing express service from Metropark to Newark Airport for inbound travel, and express service from Newark Penn Station to Metropark for outbound travel.
  • North Jersey Coast Line: Two round trips will operate between Long Branch and New York, providing local stops from Long Branch to Aberdeen-Matawan and stopping at Newark Airport, Newark Penn and Secaucus for inbound travel, and providing all stops from New York to Long Branch for outbound travel. In addition, 7600-series trains will be extended to begin and end their trips at South Amboy/Aberdeen-Matawan, and an extra inbound train will operate from Aberdeen-Matawan to New York.
  • Morris & Essex Lines Midtown Direct: One round trip will operate between Dover and New York, providing local stops in both directions.
  • Bergen County Line: One trip will operate from Suffern to Hoboken for inbound travel, providing local stops.
  • Port Jervis Line: One round trip will operate between Port Jervis and Hoboken, providing express service between Suffern and Secaucus in both directions.

Extra trips will operate on the following bus routes on Saturday, March 16:

  • No. 114 US Rte. 22 Express (Bridgewater-New York)
    • Additional Route 22 Express (X) service outbound from New York to Dunellen (Grove Street & Prospect Avenue) at 3:10 p.m. and 6:10 p.m.
  • No. 116 (Perth Amboy-New York)
    • Additional local service inbound from Perth Amboy to New York at 10:25 a.m.
    • Additional local service outbound from New York to Perth Amboy at 5:10 p.m.
  • No. 128 (Boulevard East – New York)
    • Additional local service inbound from North Bergen (North Hudson Park) to New York via Boulevard East between 8:15 a.m. and 12:05 p.m.
  • No. 137 (Toms River – New York)
    • Additional Parkway Express service New York to Toms River at 7:45 p.m.
  • No. 139 (Lakewood – New York)
    • Additional local service from New York to Howell (Casino Drive) via Freehold Mall between 5:10 p.m. and 11:20 p.m.
  • No. 158 (Edgewater-New York)
    • Additional local service outbound from New York to Fort Lee (Med West) operating via River Road from 4:50 p.m. until 6:20 p.m.
  • No. 163 Local & Turnpike Express (Ridgewood-New York)
    • Additional local service inbound from Hackensack (Summit Ave. and Essex St.) to New York from 8:10 a.m. until 12:55 p.m. operating via the Boulevard in Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/East Rutherford.
    • Additional local service outbound from New York to Paramus (Arcola) operating via the Boulevard in Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge and Hackensack from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.
  • No. 165 Turnpike Express (Westwood-New York)
    • Additional Turnpike Express (T) service inbound from Oradell (Kinderkermack Road & Church Street) to New York from 7:25 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. operating via Hackensack.
  • No. 166 Local & Turnpike Express (Cresskill-Bergenfield-New York)
    • Additional Turnpike Express (T) service inbound from Englewood (Van Nostrand and Grand avenues) to New York operating between 8:05 a.m. until 11:22 a.m.
    • Additional local service outbound from New York to Dumont (Madison & Washington avenues) from 3:45 p.m. until 11:40 p.m. operating via Boulevard East.
    • Additional Turnpike Express (T) service outbound from New York to Bergenfield RR Station from 4:35 p.m. until 8:40 p.m.
  • No. 167 (Harrington Park-Teaneck-New York)
    • Additional service inbound from Dumont (Madison & Washington avenues) to New York via Teaneck Road & Glenpointe between 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
    • Additional Teaneck Road service outbound from New York to Dumont (Chestnut Bend) via Teaneck Road & Glenpointe between 3:10 p.m. and 11:50 p.m.
  • No. 168 Turnpike Express (Paramus-New York)
    • Additional Turnpike Express (T) service inbound from Paramus (Farview and Ridgewood avenues) to New York from 8:45 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. operating via Hackensack & Ridgefield Park.
  • No. 190 (Paterson-New York)
    • Additional local service inbound from Passaic/Rutherford to New York via Rutherford & Secaucus from 8:15 a.m. until 11 a.m.
    • Additional local service outbound from New York to Paterson (Broadway Terminal) via Secaucus & Rutherford from 4:10 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.
  • No. 191 (Willowbrook-Little Falls-New York)
    • Additional local inbound service from Allwood Park & Ride to New York via Lyndhurst from 8:45 a.m. until 11:50 a.m.
    • Additional local outbound service from New York to Willowbrook via Lyndhurst & Allwood Park & Ride from 4:55 p.m. until 6:55 p.m.
    • Allwood Park & Ride customers should also see routes 192 &195 for additional trips operating between Allwood Park & Ride and New York throughout the day.
  • No. 192 (Clifton-New York)
    • Additional local service from Allwood Park & Ride to New York via Nutley/Lyndhurst to New York at 8:15 a.m.
    • Additional local service from New York to Clifton (Valley Road and Fenner Ave.) via Nutley/Lyndhurst & Allwood Park & Ride at 9:02 p.m.
    • Allwood Park & Ride customers should also see routes 191 & 195 for additional trips operating between Allwood Park & Ride and New York throughout the day.
  • No. 193 (Willowbrook Express-New York)
    • Additional express service from Willowbrook Park & Ride to New York between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    • Additional express service from New York to Willowbrook Park & Ride between 5:50 p.m. and 9:20 p.m.
    • Willowbrook Park & Ride customers should also see routes 194, 197 &198 for additional trips operating between Willowbrook and New York throughout the day.
  • No. 194 (Newfoundland-New York)
    • Extra trip from the Wayne Transit Center to New York at 8:35 a.m. and 12:35 p.m. via Willowbrook Park & Ride
    • Additional service from New York to Willowbrook and Wayne Transit Center between 4 p.m. until 6:50 p.m.
    • Wayne Transit Center customers should also see route 198 for additional trips operating between the Wayne Transit Center and New York throughout the day.
  • No. 195 (Willowbrook-Cedar Grove-New York)
    • Additional local trip from New York to Willowbrook/Lyndhurst and Allwood Park & Ride at from 3:55 p.m. until 7:50 p.m.
    • Allwood Park & Ride customers should also see routes 191 & 192 for additional trips operating between Allwood Park & Ride and New York throughout the day.
  • No. 197 (Warwick-Wayne-New York)
    • Additional express service from Pompton Lakes via Valley Road in Wayne and Willowbrook Park & Ride to New York between 7:55 a.m. and 10:55 a.m.
    • Additional express service from New York to Pompton Lakes via Valley Road in Wayne and Willowbrook at 3:20 p.m. and 10:50 p.m.
    • Willowbrook Park & Ride customers should also see routes 193, 194 &198 for additional trips operating between Willowbrook and New York throughout the day.
  • No. 198 (Wayne-New York)
    • Additional express service from Wayne Transit Center and Willowbrook Park & Ride to New York at 7:50 a.m. and 11:50 a.m.
    • Wayne Transit Center customers should also see route 194 for additional trips operating between Wayne Transit Center and New York throughout the day.
    • Willowbrook Park & Ride customers should also see routes 193, 194 &197 for additional trips operating between Willowbrook and New York throughout the day.
  • No. 320 (Mill Creek-Harmon Meadow-North Bergen Park & Ride- New York)
    • Additional service inbound from Harmon Meadow via North Bergen Park & Ride from 9:00 a.m. until 10:50 a.m.

For schedules and fares, visit njtransit.com or call 973-275-5555.


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