Morning commuter plans in light of train crash in Hoboken Terminal

NJ Transit has announced service plans for the morning of Sept 30th following a deadly train crash at Hoboken Terminal. 

All rail service into and out of Hoboken Terminal remains suspended however the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will resume full service into and out of Hoboken station tomorrow morning.

The following service will be in effect:

All New York City bound trains (Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, MidTOWN DIRECT), Raritan Valley and Atlantic City lines will operate on normal weekday schedules.

Main, Bergen, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines will continue to operate on a modified weekend schedule originating/terminating in Secaucus.

There will be limited rail shuttle service on the Montclair-Boonton Line west of Montclair State University (MSU) – between MSU and Denville stations.

There will be rail shuttle service on the Morris & Essex Lines (M&E) between Hackettstown and Dover.

The Gladstone Branch will have its two regularly scheduled MidTOWN DIRECT trains in addition to rail shuttles between Gladstone and Summit.

Supplemental service during a.m. and p.m. peak hour periods on the #126 (Hoboken-NY) and other commuter bus lines in Bergen, Passaic, and Essex counties that operate in proximity to Hoboken-based rail service will be added to handle anticipated customer demand.  Customers should plan for extra travel time due to anticipated traffic volume.

Bus shuttle service will operate between Secaucus Junction and Liberty State Park Light Rail Station. 

Service will begin at 6:00 AM and continue throughout the day until midnight.  T his service will operate on a load and go basis from bus lanes 8, 9 and 10 during peak hours.

During off-peak hours, service will continue to operate less frequently, based upon demand.

NJ TRANSIT rail tickets and passes will be cross-honored on this shuttle service.

Customers wishing to go from Secaucus to the Jersey City waterfront should use the shuttle bus service to Liberty State Park and make a connection to Hudson-Bergen Light Rail.

commuters on the Metro-North Service for Pascack Valley Line and Port Jervis Line Customers are asked to check schedule information at


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