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NJ Transit adds trains to Bayonne Flyer express service

New Jersey Transit recently increased capacity on Bayonne Flyer trains, which operate on the Hudson-Bergen light-rail line.

Yesterday, the agency began operating two-car trains on all Bayonne express service, which provides limited-stop rush hour trips between 22nd Street Station in Bayonne, and Pavonia-Newport and Hoboken Terminal. Previously, only six of the 18 daily trains operated in two-car consists.

Bayonne Flyers provide 16-minute trips from 22nd Street to Exchange Place, where passengers can connect to Port Authority Trans-Hudson or ferry service to Manhattan. Beginning July 1, NJ Transit will add a Bayonne Flyer stop at Essex Street Station.

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