Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Port Authority announced the restoration of 24/7 service. The Hoboken-WTC line remains suspended for now.
For the first time since Hurricane Sandy last fall, PATH service will be 24/7, according to an announcement from the Port Authority on Wednesday morning. As of Wednesday night, PATH trains will again be running between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. The round the clock service has been restored on the Hoboken to 33rd Street line, Newark to World Trade Center Line and the Journal Square to 33rd Street line. Service between Hoboken and the World Trade Center remains suspended for now and could take at least another month. "Currently, the Port Authority is awaiting delivery of key switch and signal parts from a third-party manufacturer," the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey stated in its press release on Wednesday. The Hoboken PATH…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Trains will run from Newark to the World Trade Center this weekend. There'll be no service between Hoboken and 33rd Street over the weekend.
Round the clock PATH service could resume between seven and ten days, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. "Workers can make repairs to the PATH system significantly faster when power to third rails is turned off, with no trains running in active construction zones," according to the Port Authority's announcement. On Saturday January 5 and Sunday January 6, service will be suspended between Hoboken and 33rd Street. Trains will run between Newark and the World Trade Center this weekend instead. Round the clock service has been suspended since Sandy hit Hoboken in late October, 2012. Hoboken's PATH station was the last one to open, and service has been restored between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
First time the commuter line will run 24/7 since Hurricane Sandy devastated the system.
The PATH is running 24/7 on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Monday. This will be the first time the PATH is running round the clock since Hurricane Sandy. Until then, service runs between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day. The Hoboken station was reopened last week after being closed for nearly two months. From the Port Authority's announcement: On Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve, between the hours of 5 a.m. and 10 p.m., PATH trains will run both ways from Newark to the World Trade Center, Journal Square to 33rd Street, and Hoboken and 33rd Street. Between the hours of 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and 5 a.m. on New Year’s Day, PATH trains will run approximately every 10 minutes to and from …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Trains will be tested soon at the Hoboken location, according to the Port Authority.
The Hoboken PATH station is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday for service to midtown Manhattan, according to an announcement from the City of Hoboken. Service will start at 5 a.m. and will operate seven days a week between 5 a.m. till 10 p.m. The restoration of 24/7 PATH service is expected by the end of the year in time for New Year’s Eve. Direct PATH service between Hoboken and the World Trade Center remains several weeks away pending ongoing repairs. “The reopening of the Hoboken PATH station is a tremendous relief for our commuters and local businesses,” Mayor Dawn Zimmer said in a press release. The announcement follows a promising tweet from the Port Authority on Monday: "Around-the-clock weekend work moved #PATH closer to HOB service…
Friday, December 7, 2012
The Port Authority says it will speed up repairs to the Hoboken PATH station.
The Port Authority will suspended PATH service to midtown Manhattan for the next two weekends, according to a news release from the city of Hoboken. PATH service between Newark and 33rd street will stop running after 10 p.m. on Friday and will resume at 5 a.m. on Monday. The Newark to World Trade Center line will continue to run between New Jersey and New York from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9, and next Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15 and 16. PATH's Acting Director Stephen Kingsberry said it's a temporary inconvenience that will speed up restoration of full, 24-hour PATH service across the system. The Porth Authority has been shutting down PATH service to 33rd Street between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each day. Kingsberry …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Work on the Hoboken station is still being done. Repairs will take several more weeks.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Hoboken PATH station -- usually full of waiting PATH riders between New York and New Jersey -- remained quiet on Tuesday morning, while Port Authority workers continue to repair the massive damage that was done by Superstorm Sandy. Thousands of gallons of water flooded the Hoboken station, which is currently the only station that is still closed. Water came in through the walls and elevators leading to the station, in one case shattering the elevator's glass. The breaker rooms that house all the electrical wires for the tunnels were severely flooded too and are still being repaired, said acting director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Stephen Kingsberry. The total damage to the PATH system, said Kingsberry, is about $…
Monday, November 26, 2012
Hoboken service remains suspended, but the Port Authority and NJ Transit are offering alternate routes for commuters.
Getting into New York City will be a little easier this week. PATH service to the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan will resume Monday morning, according to the PATH website. Trains to the World Trade Center have been canceled since sustaining damage during Hurricane Sandy. PATH trains will run weekdays between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m in New Jersey through Newark, Harrison, Journal Square, Grove Street and Exchange Place. The final stops in New York City will be at the World Trade Center and 33rd St. Christopher and 9th St. stations in New York City have been restored to full service. Access for the disabled will be available at Newark and the World Trade Center. On the weekends, PATH service will operate on a limited schedule and the …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden visits Hoboken on Sunday afternoon after touring damage in Seaside Heights.
Hoboken and its transit hub should be rebuilt to be more resistant to future storms, Vice President Biden said during a Sunday tour of Sandy damage in New Jersey. Biden said that it was “absolutely critical” to get Hoboken’s terminal and the whole transit system running. The Hoboken PATH station, which is used by tens of thousands of people every day, has been closed since Sandy's surge overtook it. It's still unclear when it will reopen. When rebuilding the transit system, “we have to make it much more resilient.” The tunnels to and from New York City, Biden said, average about 100 years old. “We have to spend much more time and attention to rebuilding the infrastructure of this nation,” Biden said. After touring the devastated PATH …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Mass transit across the New York Metro Area will be grinding to a halt as Hurricane Sandy approaches towards the tri-state area. Keep checking back for updates.
Friday, November 2, 2012