Date: Jun 10, 2008
Press Release Number: 54-2008
PATH service between 33rd Street and the Journal Square and Hoboken stations will be suspended in both directions through this evening’s rush hour due to power cable damage caused by a track fire between the Christopher and 9th Street stations. There were no injuries.
PATH stations at 33rd Street, 23rd Street, 14th Street, 9th Street and Christopher Street stations will be closed this evening. Repair crews are on scene and are working until service is restored.
PATH will operate regular service on its Newark to World Trade Center and Hoboken to World Trade Center lines, and also will operate between Journal Square and Hoboken stations.
NJ Transit will cross-honor PATH tickets on its trains and buses at Penn Station New York and Penn Station Newark. PATH passengers also can use the New York City subway system to pick up PATH service at the World Trade Center Station, where additional service will be provided. PATH will deploy additional customer service agents to all affected stations to assist customers with their commute options this evening.
PATH users can receive updates on operations on their PDA, cell phone, pager, or PC by signing up for PATHAlerts at www.paalerts.com/alertsignup.aspx. Frequent updates will be provided on the Port Authority’s Web site - www.panynj.gov - and on PATHAlerts.
Candace McAdams, 212 435-7777, firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Coleman, 212 435-7777, email@example.com