NJ Transit's 'Early Getaway' Service for Labor Day Weekend

Additional trains and buses added to accommodate travelers

NJ Transit will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service today, Aug. 31, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Extra outbound trains will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines starting at approximately 1 p.m.

Extra buses will operate from the Port Authority Bus Terminal on more than two dozen bus routes starting at noon.  

On Labor Day, Sept. 3, trains will operate on a weekend/major holiday schedule on all lines.

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a weekend schedule. Newark Light Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule. River Line will operate on a Sunday schedule. Bus schedules vary by route. Customers are advised to check their timetables or visit njtransit.com for schedule information.

Every weekend, families riding NJ TRANSIT can save with the Family Super Saver Fare, which allows two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult.

For the Labor Day holiday weekend, the program will be in effect from 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4.

For schedules and fares, visit njtransit.com or call 973-275-5555.


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