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MEDIA ADVISORY - SERVICE ON AIRTRAIN NEWARK WILL BE SUSPENDED FROM 10 PM SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, THROUGH 8 AM SUNDAY, AUGUST 3, FOR SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

Date: Aug 01, 2014
Press Release Number: 160-2014

Free shuttle bus service between Newark Liberty International Airport's rail link and terminals will minimize impacts to travelers

The Port Authority will suspend AirTrain Newark service from 10 p.m. Saturday through 8 a.m. Sunday morning for system-wide maintenance work. Free shuttle buses will be available for travelers using NJ Transit and Amtrak trains from Newark Liberty International Airport's rail link station to and from the terminals and parking lots.

During the outage, all buses will display appropriate route information on their electronic signs. Wait times will be minimized with increased bus service as needed. Additional airport Customer Care Representatives, AirTrain and other Port Authority staff will be on duty to provide enhanced information for passengers during the train suspension.

Travelers are urged to leave extra time to get to and from the airport during these hours. For further updates on AirTrain Newark and other Port Authority airport travel advisories, please check http://www.paalerts.com/recent_airportalerts.aspx.

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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 construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which 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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