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Free Shuttle Service to Begin Monday from New Providence and Berkeley Heights to Summit Train Station and Liberty State Park

TheAlternativePress.com Staff

Friday, November 16, 2012 • 10:02am

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - According to New Jersey Transit, starting Monday, November 19, free shuttle bus service will operate weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. between Bernardsville, Basking Ridge, Lyons, Berkeley Heights and New Providence stations and Liberty State Park (LSP), where free ferry service is available between LSP and Battery Park (Lower Manhattan).

Statue Cruise Lines ferry service to Battery Park will be offered free of charge.

Free shuttle bus service will board customers from the following locations on the Gladstone Branch:

  •         Bernardsville – in the parking lot at the station
  •         Basking Ridge – on North Finely Avenue at Ridge Street
  •         Lyons – on South Finely Avenue at Cross Road
  •         Berkley Heights – at the station building on Sherman Avenue
  •         New Providence – on Springfield Avenue at Old Springfield Avenue

Standard parking rules and fees are in effect at all rail station parking lots.

Starting Monday, November 19, free shuttle bus service will operate to meet trains departing from Summit on weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. and returning to Summit for trains departing Penn Station New York from 4 p.m. to 8:02 p.m. between Gladstone, Peapack, Far Hills, Millington, Gillette, Murray Hill and Summit stations, where customers will be able to connect with Morris & Essex Lines train service to/from Summit.  More detailed schedule information will be available on njtransit.com. on Friday, November 16th

Free shuttle bus service will board customers from the following locations on the Gladstone Branch:

  •         Gladstone –  in the parking lot at the station
  •         Peapack – on Main Street at Holland Avenue
  •         Far Hills – at the station building in the parking lot
  •         Millington – on Division Avenue at River Road
  •         Gillette – on Mountain Avenue at the station parking lot entrance
  •         Murray Hill – on Floral Avenue at the station parking lot exit
  •         Summit – on the eastbound side of the station on Railroad Avenue at Elm Street

Standard parking rules and fees are in effect at all rail station parking lots.

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