Pascack Valley Line
NJ TRANSIT service on the Pascack Valley Line was suspended Wednesday evening – just as New Year’s Eve celebrations were set to begin – after someone was struck and killed by a train in Hackensack.
Authorities say one person suffered minor injuries when a New Jersey Transit train and a car collided in northern New Jersey.
The increase, which will take effect on March 1, will not impact everyone on the Pascack Valley, Bergen and Main Lines. Fares are only going up for those traveling to the northernmost station and for those on the Port Jervis Line.
The Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven Lines will operate with regularly scheduled service on Monday, including the Wassaic Branch on the Harlem Line and the Waterbury and Danbury Branches on the New Haven Line.
You might not even need a train schedule to ride the rails as Metro-North Railroad is adding 79 trains to its three lines starting on Sunday, October 14.
Bike riders in the Garden State are up in arms over an NJ Transit policy that prevents them from carrying bikes onto trains at stations without elevated platforms.
Suburban commuters may soon be able to travel in a railroad car where the loudest noise is a subdued conversation.
Two trains lost power in a Hudson River tunnel, with two other trains held up behind them. Amtrak deployed diesel engines to remove the stalled trains from the tunnel.
NJ Transit on Wednesday will unveil its first locomotive that can operate on diesel fuel and electricity. Spokesman Dan Stessel said it’s the first of its kind on any railroad in North America.