02/14/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/14/2020 15:21
TRAVEL ADVISORY - FULL SHUTDOWN OF AIRTRAIN NEWARK PLANNED THIS WEEKEND FOR SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE
Date: Feb 14, 2020
Press Release Number: 20-2020
Free shuttle bus service will be provided to minimize impact on travelers
Beginning at 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, through 7 a.m. Sunday, February 16, there will be no service on AirTrain Newark to allow for scheduled maintenance of the AirTrain system.
During the full shutdown, the Port Authority will provide free shuttle buses between Newark Liberty International Airport's rail link station and Terminals A, B and C, and the P2, P3 and P4 parking lots.
This temporary service shutdown will not affect NJ Transit or Amtrak service.
Passengers and airport employees are advised to allow extra time when traveling to and from Newark Liberty during the scheduled maintenance. Additional airport Customer Care representatives, AirTrain and other Port Authority staff will be on duty to provide information for passengers during the service suspension.
For further updates on AirTrain Newark and other Port Authority airport travel advisories, please check www.paalerts.com/recent_airportalerts.aspx or call (888) EWR-INFO (397-4636). To learn more about the Port Authority, visit panynj.gov or the agency's blog at portfolio.panynj.gov.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.