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Press Release
July 11, 2013
Buses to Substitute for Off-Peak Pascack Valley Line Trains from July 13 to September 6
Service Change Will Allow NJ TRANSIT to Conduct Repairs and Upgrades


From July 13 through September 6, NJ TRANSIT workers will replace rail ties and perform other repair and upgrading work along the length of the Pascack Valley Line and will rebuild railroad crossings in Westwood and Hackensack.

To accommodate that work, on weekdays, buses will operate in lieu of off-peak mid-day trains (from approximately 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) between Spring Valley and Secaucus Junction, from Monday, July 15 to Friday, September 6. On Saturdays and Sundays, buses will operate all day between Spring Valley and Secaucus Junction, from Saturday, July 13 to Sunday, August 11.

Customers should allow an additional 30 to 60 minutes of travel time.

On weekends, customers with monthly or weekly passes between Spring Valley, Nanuet or Pearl River and Hoboken or Penn Station may use their pass to ride Hudson Line trains between Tarrytown and Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.

Please see substitute bus schedule information here or visit For more information, contact NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at 973-275-5555.