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NJ Transit adds express trains at two stations


Beginning April 24, some New Jersey Transit riders will board faster trains. The agency will launch new express trains serving the Ramsey Route 17 and Montclair State University (MSU) stations.

An express train will depart at the Ramsey Route 17 station at 5:56 a.m., stop at Secaucus Junction at 6:26 a.m. and arrive in Hoboken at 6:38 a.m., cutting 17 minutes off the current travel time. Another will leave the Ramsey station at 8:11 a.m., stop at Secaucus Junction at 8:45 a.m. and arrive in Hoboken at 8:57 a.m., saving six minutes.

At the MSU station, a morning express train departing at 7:56 a.m. and arriving in Hoboken at 8:28 a.m. will cut 15 minutes of travel time, while an afternoon rush hour train will leaving Hoboken at 3:47 p.m. and arriving at MSU at 4:18 p.m., will save 15 minutes. Another train will depart Hoboken at 10:04 p.m. and arrive at MSU station at 10:35, cutting 14 minutes.

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