NJ Transit Service Changes for Amtrak Summer Repairs

*Madison Commuters* NJ Transit Service Changes for Amtrak Summer Repairs

NJ Transit has published weekday rail schedules to assist customers in navigating the service changes. Printable versions of the timetables can be found at a newly dedicated information portal at njtransit.com/theupdate. Weekend service will not be impacted.

The following service plan will be in place weekdays from July 10th through September 1st.  All Morris & Essex Lines (M&E) customers should check the new schedules for train times and station stops as changes have been made.

Enhanced Ferry Service

  • Beginning at 7:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m., NY Waterway Ferry will operate special service from Hoboken Terminal to W. 39th St. in Midtown Manhattan every 15 minutes. This special service will also operate in the afternoon peak hours between 4:00 p.m. (W. 39th St. Manhattan) and 8:00 p.m.  All of these trips will accept NJ TRANSIT tickets and passes to/from Hoboken.

Summer Service at a Glance

  • Rail Line: Midtown Direct Morristown Line
  • Summer Service Destination: Hoboken (except trains scheduled to arrive in PSNY before 7:00 a.m.)

Ticketing/Fare Discounts for M&E Customers

M&E Midtown Direct customers will receive up to a 63 percent discount off their regular New York fare, and will be able to utilize cross-honoring in Hoboken and alternates described below.  M&E Midtown Direct customers should purchase a Hoboken destination ticket for July and August.  This discount will be based on the origin and the destination of the M&E customer’s travel.  One-Way, Round-Trip, Ten-Trip and Reduced Fare tickets purchased with the discount will have expiration dates of September 1st and will not be valid for travel beginning September 2nd.

Travel Tips

  • Check njtransit.com/theupdate or news media before starting your trip for service advisories or alerts that may affect your trip.
  • Download NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App for easy access to service information and advisories, ticket purchases via MyTix, real-time train departure status through DepartureVision, real-time or scheduled bus arrivals through MyBus, and other features to assist you during your commute.
  • Stay connected during your commute through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Search for rail, bus or light rail-specific Twitter accounts for the best information. While we make every effort to respond to comments posted on our social media channels, we recommend that you contact our Customer Service team directly with critical or time-sensitive issues.
  • Twitter:  @NJTRANSIT
  • Facebook:  facebook.com/NJTRANSIT
  • YouTube Channel:  TheNewJerseyTransit
•   Sale Dates
  • Monthly passes with the discount will be available for purchase beginning June 19.
  • Weekly passes with the discount will be available for purchase beginning June 29.

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