The main waiting room at the train terminal will re-open on Monday morning as NJ Transit completes another round of post Sandy repairs.
“Effective Monday, the work to restore the bathrooms at Hoboken Terminal will be completed and the bathrooms will be open to the public for the first time since the storm,” NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein said.
Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and Secaucus Junction are expected to be outfitted with Wi-Fi by the end of the year. The service will eventually be brought to other stations and trains.
The resumption of service marks an end to interim rail schedules that were put into place after Superstorm Sandy.
The agency fixed an electric substation that, like much of the Hoboken Terminal, was decimated in Sandy. The substation provides power to trains.
Tuesday’s “We Are Listening” forum was the second of three NJ TRANSIT officials are holding to hear directly from riders.
After re-opening the room in November, NJ TRANSIT closed the room on Dec. 19 after specialists detected the presence of mold.
It will take two to three more months for NJ TRANSIT to make interim repairs to the substation that powers the Hoboken Terminal and its electric trains running on overhead wires.
The waterfront city offers nightlife destinations for every taste, from ladies who are looking to mingle with friends over cocktails, to relaxed sports bars, to lounges with a view of the Hudson and NYC skyline.
The snarled Wednesday morning commute came as NJ Transit crews worked overnight to clear two derailed cars of a train outside Penn Station.
The transit agency said that trains will operate from Newark Penn Station and that customers traveling from New York should take PATH trains and transfer at Newark, where trains will be held for PATH connections.
NJ Transit riders are pretty vocal about the “quiet commute” program in which riders refrain from cellphone calls and mute their electronic devices.