Damaged NJ Transit rail line to resume service Monday - FOX 13 News

Most NJ Transit rail lines back in service

Posted: Updated:

NJ Transit officials say all but one rail line are now fully or partially restored.

Trains resumed service Monday on the North Jersey Coast line between Bay Head and New York City and Hoboken.

The line had been out of service since October 28. 

The Gladstone Branch remains suspended.

Extensive delays were reported soon after trains began rolling Monday morning.

The damage to the North Jersey Coast line line was so severe it had several boats and cargo containers wedged onto a drawbridge that the line crosses near South Amboy, and a bridge over Raritan Bay was shifted by the storm surge. 

Officials said service between Long Branch and New York are now operating on a regular schedule though some trains may be canceled.

Service between Bay Head and Long Branch will operate on a regular schedule except for some trains to and from Hoboken that will not run. 

Regular weekday service resumed Monday between Trenton and New York.  Certain New York bound evening trains that make stops between Rahway and New York will be canceled.

For updated schedules, visit www.njtransit.com.

  • TrafficMore>>

  • Repaving of Palisades Parkway begins

    Repaving of Palisades Parkway begins

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:42:19 GMT
    Crews have begun repaving along the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The last time such work was done on the road, which links New York state to the George Washington Bridge, was the mid-1990s.
    Crews have begun repaving along the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The last time such work was done on the road, which links New York state to the George Washington Bridge, was the mid-1990s.
  • Not guilty plea from driver in NJ police officer death

    Not guilty plea from driver in NJ police officer death

    The man accused of driving the tractor-trailer that slammed into a police officer operating a radar gun in Waldwick, New Jersey, has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide. Ryan Cumberbatch, of Brooklyn, made an initial court appearance in Hackensack on Monday. Cumberbatch only spoke during the brief hearing to say he understood the charge. His attorney said they wouldn't comment out of respect for the police officer's family.
    The man accused of driving the tractor-trailer that slammed into a police officer operating a radar gun in Waldwick, New Jersey, has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide. Ryan Cumberbatch, of Brooklyn, made an initial court appearance in Hackensack on Monday. Cumberbatch only spoke during the brief hearing to say he understood the charge. His attorney said they wouldn't comment out of respect for the police officer's family.
  • Lawmaker who faced DUI wants police car cameras

    Lawmaker who faced DUI wants police car cameras

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-07-21 11:04:22 GMT
    For one New Jersey lawmaker, a bill requiring mounted video cameras in new police cars is personal.
    For one New Jersey lawmaker, a bill requiring mounted video cameras in new police cars is personal.
Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices