Press Release Article


Date: Sep 19, 2014
Press Release Number: 193-2014

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 11:59 p.m. tonight through 7 a.m. Sunday morning for ongoing system-wide maintenance work, with closures continuing most overnight hours until Sunday, Sept. 28. 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.

Work and closures will resume through next weekend, under the following schedule:

  • Tuesday, September 23, 10:00 p.m. to Wednesday, September 24 at 5:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, September 24, 11:59 p.m. to Sunday, September 25 at 5:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, September 25, 11:59 p.m. to Friday, September 26 at 5:00 a.m.
  • Friday, September 26, 11:59 p.m. to Saturday, September 27 at 5:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, September 27, 10:00 p.m. to Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 a.m.

During the outage, free shuttle bus service between the Rail Link Station – which will be open – Terminals A, B, C, and Stations P1, P2, P3 and P4 will be provided. 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 are available for assistance. Please allow extra time when traveling to and from Newark Liberty International Airport during this period.

For further updates on AirTrain Newark and other Port Authority airport travel advisories, please check or call

(888) EWR-INFO (397-4636).

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