MTA Press Releases

Press Release
June 29, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Be Patriotic
Take Public Transportation to Your July 4th Celebrations

Be patriotic and take public transportation to your July 4th holiday celebrations! It cuts down on pollution and helps preserve those “purple mountains’ majesty.”)

To get a jump on the holiday, there are early departures on the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley lines in Thursday, July 2.

On the Port Jervis Line, there is a 2:40 p.m. departure from Hoboken (and Penn Station-NY at 2:33 PM.) Because of reduced ridership, the 6:13 p.m. train from Hoboken, with a connection from the 6:03 p.m. train from Penn Station-NY, will not operate.

On the Pascack Valley Line, an early train departs Hoboken at 2:58 p.m., and Penn Station-NY at 2:51 p.m. (Because of reduced ridership, the 7:20 p.m. train from Hoboken, with a connection from the 7:13 p.m. train from Penn Station-NY, will not operate.)

On Friday, July 3:

A weekend schedule will be in effect on Friday, July 3, with extra Port Jervis Line service. A 6:22 a.m. train will depart Port Jervis, making all stops through Suffern, then Secaucus Junction and Hoboken. A connection to Penn Station-NY will depart at 8:25 a.m.

A 4:09 p.m. train will depart Port Jervis, also making all stops through Suffern, then Secaucus Junction and Hoboken. A connection to Penn Station-NY will depart at 6:22 p.m.

Outbound, an extra train will depart Hoboken at 5:19 p.m. and Penn Station-NY at 5:11 p.m., making all stops between Suffern and Port Jervis.

The Pascack Valley Line will run on a regular weekend schedule on July 3.

On Saturday, July 4:

A weekend schedule will be in effect on the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley lines. On the Port Jervis Line, there will be an extra inbound train departing Port Jervis at 4:09 p.m. for people heading to Hoboken or Manhattan to see the Macy's fireworks. This train will make all stops between Port Jervis and Suffern, then Secaucus Junction and Hoboken. A connection to Penn Station-NY will depart at 6:22 p.m.

A regular weekend schedule will operate on the Pascack Valley Line.

On Sunday, July 5:

A regular Sunday schedule will operate on Sunday, July 5, on the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Lines, with the addition of an extra inbound Port Jervis Line train departing Port Jervis at 4:09 p.m. This train will make all stops between Port Jervis and Suffern, then Secaucus and Hoboken. A connection to Penn Station-NY will depart at 6:22 p.m.

Have a happy and safe July 4th holiday!