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TRAVEL ADVISORY - PATH SERVICE ADJUSTMENTS SCHEDULED AT HOBOKEN OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS FOR POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL (PTC) AND SAFETY UPGRADES

Date: Jan 04, 2017
Press Release Number: 1-2017

PATH will be adjusting its weekday/weekend service slightly over the next two weeks at the Hoboken PATH station to accommodate federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) and other safety upgrades.

The following schedule will be in place for the 33rd Street line on Thursday, January 5, and Friday, January 6 from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m.:

  • New York-bound trains to 33rd Street will not stop at Hoboken during this time. Riders should transfer at Newport for a shuttle train from the World Trade Center (WTC) to Hoboken, also making stops at Newport, Exchange Place, and World Trade Center. Customers can transfer at Newport to the 33rd Street train.
  • New Jersey-bound trains traveling from 33rd Street to Journal Square via Hoboken will be operating normal weeknight service, and will be stopping at Hoboken.

The following weekend schedule will be in place on the Journal Square/33rd Street line this Sunday, January 8 and overnight Monday, January 9:

  • From 3 a.m.-8 a.m. Sunday, PATH will not operate to or from Hoboken along the JSQ/33rd Street line. For service to Hoboken, riders are asked to transfer to the Hudson Bergen Light Rail at Newport. For service from Hoboken, riders should take the light rail to Newport and transfer to the PATH system. NJ Transit will be providing the light rail service and will cross-honor PATH riders.
  • From 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, PATH will not operate direct service to/from Hoboken. Riders going to Hoboken should transfer to the PATH “Special” train at Newport. For service from Hoboken, use the Special train running to Newport and transfer to the PATH system.
  • From 12:01 a.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, New York-bound trains to 33rd Street will not stop at Hoboken. Riders can transfer at Newport for a WTC/Hoboken shuttle train to Hoboken. The shuttle train will run between Hoboken and the WTC, also making stops at Newport and Exchange Place.

The same weekend schedule will be in effect for Sunday, January 15 and overnight Monday, January 16.

For additional information regarding PATH service scheduled upgrades, please call 800 234-PATH/7284, or visit PATH online: http://www.panynj.gov/path.

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Contact:
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