This weekend buses will be replacing trains on the Port Jervis line between Middletown & Port Jervis. Here is more via the official press release I received:
To accommodate work replacing bridge timbers on Port Jervis’ East Main Street bridge, station maintenance and track welding, busing will be in effect between Port Jervis and Middletown for select trains starting on Saturday, June 25, at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, June 26. Buses will stop at Port Jervis and Otisville stations, and will connect with the trains at Middletown station, and will follow train schedules.
Regular westbound service will resume Sunday with the 7:51 p.m. train leaving Middletown. Regular eastbound service will resume on Monday, June 27 with the 3:50 a.m. train to Port Jervis.
Substitute bus service will be provided for the following trains:
Eastbound: Buses will replace trains departing from Port Jervis to Middletown at:
• 4:45 a.m.
• 7:24 a.m.
• 8:44 a.m.
• 10:44 a.m.
• 3:05 p.m.
• 5:27 p.m.
• 8:46 p.m.
Customers at the Otisville station will connect with the buses at regularly scheduled train departure times. Buses will continue to Middletown and connect with regularly scheduled trains for continued service.
Westbound: Buses will replace trains departing from Middletown to Port Jervis at:
• 10:59 a.m.
• 12:59 p.m.
• 3:16 p.m.
• 5:43 p.m.
• 7:51 p.m.
• 11:26 p.m.
• 2:40 a.m.
This weekend’s service change will help ensure the on-going reliability and safety of Port Jervis Line trains.
xoxo Transit Blogger