NJ Transit changes for Independence Day

HUDSON COUNTY – NJ Transit will have several service changes Tuesday and Wednesday for the 4th of July holiday, including early getaway rail and bus service Tuesday afternoon.
Starting Tuesday at about 1 p.m., extra outbound service will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris and Essex, Pascack Valley, and Port Jervis lines to accommodate early passenger departures.
On Wednesday, trains will operate on a weekend/major holiday schedule on all lines but there will be additional Bay Head-Long Branch trains on the North Jersey Coast line and an additional train departing Port Jervis at 4:09 p.m., which makes all stops to Suffern, then operates express to Secaucus Junction and Hoboken.
NJ Transit will adjust Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) for the Jersey City Freedom Fireworks Festival at Exchange Place.
Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., light rail vehicles will travel through Exchange Place but will bypass the Exchange Place stop. Customers will not be able to board or exit light rail vehicles at Exchange Place during this time. Customers may use Essex Street or Harborside as alternates.
Starting at 2 p.m., Tonnelle Avenue and Hoboken Terminal southbound trains will terminate at Harborside. West Side Avenue and 8th Street northbound trains will terminate at Essex Street. There will be no direct light rail service from 8th Street to Hoboken Terminal or from Tonnelle Avenue to West Side Avenue. Normal Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service will resume when the New Jersey Transit Police Department determines it is safe to reopen Exchange Place to light rail traffic. Newark Light Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule. River Line will operate on a Sunday schedule.
Visit www.njtransit.com for more information.