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NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Quietly Releases Revised Hazard Response Plan

Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. said the plan is designed to address all hazards, not just major storms.

06/11/2014

Penn Station (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Service Resumes After Overhead Wire Troubles Slow NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Trains

Trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours Thursday morning due to downed overhead wires at Penn Station.

04/24/2014

NJT Accident

Man Struck, Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train Identified

Witnesses reported 50-year-old Frank Farriella of Middlesex was leaning in the path of the oncoming train at the New Brunswick station platform when he was struck Tuesday.

03/26/2014

A tanker and a car collided on McCarter Highway in Newark on March 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tanker Crash In Newark Delays NJ TRANSIT Trains

The tanker and a car collided on McCarter Highway adjacent to Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor rail line at about 1:45 a.m.

03/13/2014

Crowds waits for NJ TRANSIT trains during the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘This Is A Joke': Commute After Big Game Turns Into Super Headache

Transit and National Football League officials are reviewing what could have been done to avoid the massive train backup in New Jersey after the Super Bowl.

02/03/2014

A woman bundled against the cold, walks on the east side of Manhattan January 7, 2014. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Faces Second Day Of Bitter Cold, But Temperatures Warming

The Tri-State area is facing another frigid cold day, but temperatures are warmer Wednesday than the record-breaking lows that left the region in a deep freeze Tuesday.

01/08/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train (credit: CBS 2)

Nearly A Year After Sandy, NJ TRANSIT Service To Resume 99.6% Service

A new schedule will take effect Sunday that reflects rail operations systemwide with 697 out of 700 trains that were running before superstorm Sandy.

10/11/2013

Emerson Power Lines Down

Trees, Power Lines Torn Down, Flights And Transit Snagged By Powerful Storms

A round of storms ripped down trees and power lines, and brought delays and cancellations to Tri-State Area airports and train lines Monday afternoon.

10/07/2013

NJ TRANSIT bus, van crash in Newark (CBS 2)

1 Dead, At Least A Dozen Hurt After NJ TRANSIT Bus, Van Collide In Newark

One person was killed and more than a dozen others were injured Wednesday following a crash involving an NJ TRANSIT bus and a van in Newark, N.J.

09/11/2013

NJ TRANSIT bus (file / credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NJT Bus Driver Fired, Accused Of Performing Lewd Act On The Job

According to the criminal complaint, George L. Simpson, Jr., 41, is accused of taking his hands of the wheel and masturbating while operating a NJ TRANSIT bus in Weehawken on June 24.

07/11/2013

A New York Police Department officer inspects a man's bag in Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan on April 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Increasing Security At Prominent Locations Following Boston Marathon Blasts

NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne said the city is stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations through deployment of the NYPD’s critical response vehicles.

04/15/2013

Paint Truck Collides With NJ TRANSIT Train (CBS 2)

Repairs On NJT’s Montclair-Boonton Line Finished After Train, Truck Collision

NJ TRANSIT said crews finished making repairs in Little Falls early Thursday.

01/31/2013

A NJ TRANSIT train collided with a truck hauling paint in Little Falls, NJ on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Train Collides With Truck Hauling Paint In Little Falls

Several people were injured Wednesday morning when a NJ TRANSIT train collided with a tractor-trailer carrying buckets of paint.

01/30/2013

(credit: NJ TRANSIT)

NJT Service Resumes On North Jersey Coast Line

Trains are rolling again on the North Jersey Coast line between Bay Head and New York City and Hoboken.

11/19/2012

(credit: NJ TRANSIT)

More Limited Service Returns To NJ TRANSIT Lines As Post-Sandy Repairs Continue

Limited service has been restored on the Montclair-Boonton Line into Penn Station in New York City and to Hoboken.

11/14/2012

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