Downed Power Lines Halt Part Of NJ TRANSIT Montclair-Boonton Line

Service Will Be Back To Normal For Wednesday Morning Commute
Montclair-Boonton Line Suspension

The NJ TRANSIT Montclair-Boonton Line was suspended Tuesday due to downed power lines. (Credit: CBS 2)

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Service will be back to normal for the Wednesday morning rush, after it was partially shut down on the NJ TRANSIT Montclair-Boonton Line due to downed power lines.

As CBS 2’s Joe Biermann reported, service was suspended in both directions between Newark Broad Street and Bay Street late Tuesday afternoon.

It all got started when crews were trimming trees along the line, Biermann reported.

A large tree fell and took down a nearby power pole and its wires, Biermann reported.

Service was restored Tuesday night.

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