North Jersey Coast Line Service Resumes With Delays
Service on NJ Transit’s most heavily damaged rail line has resumed today with delays.
NJ Transit reports one-hour delays on the North Jersey Coast Line between Long Branch and Bay Head due to signal problems having a ripple effect on the rest of the line.
Full service began for the first time between Bay Head and New York City and Hoboken.since Hurricane Sandy.
The line has been suspended since Oct. 28.
Several boats and cargo containers became wedged onto a drawbridge that the line crosses near South Amboy, and a bridge over Raritan Bay was shifted by the storm surge.
Service between Long Branch and New York will operate on a regular schedule Monday though some trains will be cancelled. Service between Bay Head and Long Branch will operate on a regular schedule except for some trains to and from Hoboken that will not run.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.