Morris & Essex, Gladstone Line rail service to remain limited due to storm damage

Service is suspended on the Morris & Essex Line for New Jersey Transit because of overnight storm damage in Maplewood.

News 12 Staff

Mar 8, 2022, 5:07 PM

Updated 868 days ago


Service on New Jersey Transit’s Morris & Essex, Gladstone Line will be limited on Wednesday due to storm damage impacting the tracks that happened Monday night.
A fallen tree damaged the catenary structure in Maplewood, disrupting trains service on Tuesday.
“Due to the extensive damage caused by the fallen tree, a timeline for full restoration remains in progress. For Wednesday, March 9, limited service will operate on a modified schedule between South Orange and Penn Station New York and Hoboken. The Gladstone Branch will remain suspended until further notice,” a spokesperson for the agency said in a statement.
Cross-honoring tickets will remain in effect for Morris & Essex and Gladstone Branch customers on the Raritan Valley and Montclair-Boonton Lines, as well as on NJ Transit and private carrier buses.
Riders should check or the NJ Transit app for updates on the repairs.

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