NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — For those still considering heading to Pope Francis‘ public Mass this Sunday in Philadelphia, NJ TRANSIT officials are urging that you plan ahead and buy train tickets in advance.
Since NJ TRANSIT has two main rail lines connecting to greater Philadelphia — the River Line out of Trenton going to Camden and the Atlantic City Express straight into Philly — Executive Director Ronnie Hakim is “encouraging people to take a look and identify where it works best for them and their family.”
Hakim told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney the railroad is selling special papal train tickets on either line for Saturday and Sunday. So far, only about 3,300 of the 28,000 tickets for both lines have been sold.
“So we still have plenty of tickets available and what I’m concerned about is that people aren’t planning,” he said.