THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO MARK COMPLETE OVERHAUL OF PATH RAIL CAR FLEET

Date: Oct 27, 2011
Press Release Number: 129-2011

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will hold an event to mark the final, new PATH train entering into service at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 31, completing a three-year replacement of the mass-transit line’s entire 340-car fleet.

Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni, Director and General Manager of PATH Mike DePallo and local officials will ride the new PATH car and hold a press conference to commemorate the new rail cars. PATH rail cars dating to the ‘80s, ‘70s and ‘60s have been replaced by this program, which has phased in the new cars since 2009.

WHO:
Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni
Director and General Manager of PATH Mike DePallo
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer
Local elected officials

WHAT:
Placement of the final PATH vehicles into service.

WHEN:
Monday, October 31 11 a.m.

WHERE:
Hoboken PATH Station
1 Hudson Place
Hoboken, NJ

NOTE:
Media are invited to ride the final new PATH train to Hoboken station with agency and local elected officials. Those wishing to do so should arrive at the Journal Square PATH station no later than 10:30 A.M. Media who will ride in the final car should RSVP to media@panynj.gov

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Ron Marsico and Hunter Pendarvis, 212 435-7777