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AIRTRAIN NEWARK SERVICE WILL BE SUSPENDED AT 10 PM SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, UNTIL 7 AM SUNDAY, JANUARY 17 FOR SCHEDULED SYSTEMWIDE MAINTENANCE

Date: Jan 15, 2016
Press Release Number: 5-2016

Free shuttle bus service between Newark Liberty International

Airport's rail link and terminals will minimize impacts to travelers

Beginning at 10 p.m. tomorrow night, Saturday, January 16 until 7 a.m. Sunday January 17, there will be a full shutdown of the AirTrain Newark system for scheduled maintenance, weather permitting. This temporary service disruption will not impact NJ Transit or Amtrak service, with the Newark Airport train station remaining open. Free shuttle buses will be available between Newark Liberty International Airport's rail link station to and from the terminals and parking lots.

Passengers and airport employees are advised to allow extra time when traveling to and from Newark Liberty during these times. Additional airport Customer Care Representatives, AirTrain and Port Authority staff will be on duty to provide enhanced 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) JFK-INFO (535-4636). To learn more about the Port Authority, visit us at panynj.gov or on our blog at portfolio.panynj.gov.

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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 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.


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