Montclair, NJ – Friday was a nightmare for New Jersey Transit commuters, with “engineer availability” related to a work dispute causing systemwide cancellations and finally a suspension of all services. On Saturday, NJ Transit announced it would resume service and operate regular weekend rail service on Saturday, June 18th, with a “few scattered residual service impacts” possible, adding that they expects engineers to report for their work assignments as scheduled.
This was the scene Friday at Penn Station as commuters scrambled to find alternate ways home.
The scene at Penn Station as commuters monitor the board – @NJTRANSIT has canceled many afternoon trains due to engineer availability. Evening commute likely to be messy. Woman shouted “someone help, I need to know what to do, I have kids” pic.twitter.com/FXv7ZbVhAw
— Josh Cradduck (@JoshNBCTV) June 17, 2022