Rockland’s Congresswoman and County Executive Denounce NJT Plan to Cancel Express Trains

Rockland’s Congresswoman and County Executive were joined by the heads of the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council at a press conference at the Pearl River Train Station yesterday — to denounce New Jersey Transit’s decision to cancel two express trains starting June 4th on the Pascack Valley line serving Rockland County to install safety measures that are ten years overdue. County Executive Ed Day called NJT’s plan to cut back on Rockland’s few rail options disgraceful…

Audio: Ed Day

Congresswoman Nita Lowey says for too long, Rockland County riders have been taken for granted…

Audio: Nita Lowey

Randolph Glucksman and Orrin Getz are the heads of the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council, and while they support Positive Train Control technology, they say NJT could have done it without inconveniencing Rockland riders…

Audio: Glucksman-Getz

The work is currently expected to last into early next year. Weekend service is not affected. Click here for more info.

 

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