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A Special Transportation Guide For Scotch Plains and Fanwood Commuters


from the PROTECT YOUR ASSETS NJ Transit takes you to Newark Penn Station where

you can make all of the right connections. For information, NJ Transit can be reached at 1- 800- 772- 2222 or visit their

Web site at www. njtransit. state. nj. us.

To New York:

A simple track change at Newark Penn Station will get you on board a NJ Transit train to Penn Station New York. Check the monitor for the next connecting New York train and go to the track no. indicated.

Path rail service at Newark Penn Station takes you directly to the World Trade Center in downtown New York. Trains also serve Jersey City and midtown Manhattan at Christopher Street, 9th Street, 14th Street, 23rd Street, and 33rd Street. Please call 1- 800- 234- PATH for information.

To Amtrak Trains

At Newark Penn Station, connect with Amtrak trains to locations throughout the nation. For information, please call 1- 800- USA- RAIL or visit their Web site at www. amtrak. com.

To Hoboken

Waterfront connection trains offer express service between Newark Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal for connections to New York and Jersey City.

At the Hoboken Terminal, take the NY Waterway Ferry direct to the World Financial Center in lower Manhattan. The ferry is next to Track No. 15. For information, please call 1- 800- 53- FERRY.

To Other NJ Transit Rail Lines

NJ Transit rail lines that serve Newark Penn Station include: Raritan Valley, Northeast Corridor, and North Jersey Coast Lines. Hoboken Terminal includes: Morris and Essex, Boonton, Pascack Valley, Main/ Bergen, and limited North Jersey Coast and Raritan Valley line service.

To Downtown Newark

The Loop serves the Downtown/ Arts and Ironbound districts with mid- day and evening shuttles between Newark Penn Station, Newark Broad Street Station, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Newark City Subway provides convenient service from Newark Penn Station to business and university areas of Newark.

NJ Transit Buses are available at Newark Penn Station to take you to various locations in New Jersey.

To Newark International Airport

Airlink buses provide express service between Newark Penn Station, Newark Broad Street Station and Newark International Airport. Regular departures leave every 20 to 30 minutes from 6 to 2 a. m. on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays from 6: 30 to 2 a. m.

NJ Transit cannot assume responsibility for inconvenience, expense, or damage resulting from errors in timetables, delayed trains, failure to make connections or for shortages of equipment.

Ticket Information

MONTHLY PASSES are the best buy for commuters. They save you approximately 30% and are valid for unlimited trips throughout the calendar month.

WEEKLY PASSES are convenient commutation tickets. They save you approximately 15% and are valid from Saturday through the following Friday.

10- TRIP TICKETS consist of 10 one- way trips taken within two months from the date of purchase.

ONE- WAY TICKETS can be used for one continuous ride between designated stations and are valid for one year in addition to the date of purchase.

ROUND TRIP EXCURSION TICKETS (RTX) save you up to 25% off the cost of two regular one- way tickets. They are valid only in the direction indicated on the ticket. RTX tickets have some restrictions so please check a current schedule for complete information.
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Covering Fanwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains and Westfield, Union County, New Jersey (NJ)