NJ Transit Resumes Regular Service for the First Time Since Sandy

All but three lines operational before Sandy have returned to normal operations.

New Jersey Transit resumed regular service on Sunday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly a year ago, abc.com reports.

Additionally, the Pennsauken Transit Center opened on Monday, providing a direct connection between the River Line light rail and the Atlantic City Rail Line, according to the report.

The New Jersey Transit schedule released on Sunday shows 697 out of 700 trains that were in service before the storm are back to being fully operational, according to the report.

The three trains that are not being returned to operation are being traded out, with New Jersey Transit’s busiest lines taking in more service, according to the report.

This includes the addition of six trains to the Morris and Essex Lines, and six adds to the Montclair-Boonton Lines.

New Jersey Transit suffered about $450 million in damages as a result of the storm, according to the report.


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