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TRAVEL ADVISORY - PATH WILL CONTINUE TO CROSS-HONOR NJ TRANSIT & AMTRAK TICKET-HOLDERS AFFECTED BY NJ TRANSIT DERAILMENT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING RUSH

Date: Apr 05, 2017
Press Release Number: 58-2017

Riders should expect higher passenger volume this evening and tomorrow as a result of Monday’s New York Penn Station derailment and its regional impact

PATH is cross-honoring Amtrak and NJ Transit customers affected by Monday’s train derailment at New York Penn Station, and will continue to do so through the evening rush hour on Thursday, April 6, at the Newark Penn Station, 33rd Street and Hoboken stations.

Despite significantly higher ridership levels, the Wednesday morning commute was completed safely and without incident across the PATH system. Additional PATH staff and Port Authority police have been deployed throughout the system to facilitate train service and provide assistance to passengers as needed.

Extra trains were added Tuesday afternoon to PATH’s Journal Square-33rd Street and Hoboken-33rd Street lines in response to increasing ridership demands. PATH will continue to run additional trains through the evening commute on Thursday.

Passengers should expect higher volume on all PATH trains this afternoon and tomorrow, allow extra travel time, and check train destination signs before boarding.

For additional information please visit www.panynj.gov/PATHplanner.

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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