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TRAVEL ADVISORY - AIRTRAIN NEWARK TO BE SHUT DOWN THIS WEEKEND FOR SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

Date: Sep 23, 2016
Press Release Number: 177-2016

Beginning Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. and running until Sunday, Sept. 25 at 7 a.m., AirTrain Newark service will be suspended for scheduled maintenance.

The Port Authority will provide free shuttle bus service to Newark Airport during this period. Shuttle buses will run between Newark Airport Station (Rail Link), Terminals A, B and C, and Stations P2, P3 and P4, the parking lot/rental car stations. The shutdown will have no impact on Amtrak and NJ Transit service.

Passengers and airport employees are advised to set aside extra time when traveling to and from Newark Liberty during the designated hours. Additional airport customer care representatives, AirTrain and other Port Authority staff will be on duty to better provide information for passengers during the train suspension.

For further updates on AirTrain EWR and other Port Authority airport travel advisories, please check http://www.paalerts.com/recent_airportalerts.aspx or call (888) EWR-INFO (397-4636). To learn more about the Port Authority, visit us at panynj.gov or on our blog at portfolio.panynj.gov.

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.