More NJ Transit cancellations following late Beyonce concert
(Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
NEWARK — NJ Transit's rough week of cancelled trains continued this morning with another round on Friday morning.
Six trains were announced as being cancelled before 6 a.m. on Friday morning, according to the respective Twitter accounts for each NJ Transit line, for a total of 11 for the morning.
The cancellations came hours after the weather delayed Beyonce concert at Met Life Stadium which didn't start until 11 p.m. Riders who took NJ Transit trains to the Meadowlands from Secaucus complained on Twitter about a lack of service when the concert let out.
According to a release before the concert the last train was expected to leave the Meadowlands around 1 a.m.
The trains cancelled on Friday morning as of 6:30 a.m. were:
- 5:52 a.m. (#52) from Port Jervis
- 6:12 a.m. (#0209) from Hoboken
- 7:10 a.m. (#0208) from Montclair State
- 7:40 a.m. (#6215) from Penn Station NY
Morris & Essex
- 6:14 a.m. (#0408) from Gladstone
- 6:44 a.m (#6614) from Dover
- 6:07 a.m. (#852) from Mount Olive
- 5:33 a.m. (#6606) from Dover
- 5:26 (#3702) from Jersey Avenue
Five trains were canceled on Thursday morning and anther 10 in the afternoon between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., according to a count on the individual line Twitter accounts. Plus, there was a 15 minute delay on trains in and out of New York Penn Station because of an Amtrak signal problem near Secaucus.