PATH line to 33rd Street to reopen this weekend

HOBOKEN–The 33rd Street PATH train will be operational this weekend starting Christmas Eve according to a press release.
Weekend closures began in August to allow for the installation of new safety and signalization upgrades, new communications equipment and cables, as well as additional repairs and repainting.
During the weekend closures, PATH had been running direct trains between Hoboken and the World Trade Center, and providing shuttle bus service for riders from the WTC to West 29th Street.
These alternative services will stope on weekends starting Dec. 24.
“We are very pleased to be able to complete this phase of the project on time, and we thank our riders for making the best of what was an inconvenience for many of them,” said PATH Director/General Manager Michael Marino.
“New signal systems are critical to PATH going forward,” said Kevin Lejda, assistant superintendent in PATH’s Transportation Division. “PTC and CBTC will reduce the likelihood of human or mechanical errors and provide our customers with an additional layer of safety and reliability.”