ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Department of Public Transportation has announced transit service schedules for the upcoming holidays.
Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 – Transport of Rockland ( TOR ) buses will operate Sunday service. TAPPAN ZEExpress ( TZx ) and TRIPS paratransit buses will not operate.
Thursday, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 – TOR and TZx buses will operate regular weekday schedules. Some TZx departures from Tarrytown will depart later than normal to coordinate with re-scheduled Hudson Line trains. TRIPS paratransit buses will operate regular weekday service. Clarkstown Mini Trans and Spring Valley Jitney will operate regular weekday service. Coach USA's Rockland Coaches express routes from Manhattan to Rockland will operate early getaway service on both days. Route 45 will begin at 1:30 p.m., Route 47 will begin at 2:30 p.m., and Route 49 will begin at 2:15 p.m. On New Year's Eve route 11A and 20 will offer later departures than normal from Port Authority Terminal to Rockland.
Coach USA Shortline between Suffern and Manhattan will operate regular service. Monsey Trails commuter buses will operate regular service. Metro-North Hudson Line will operate early getaway service beginning at noon, with trains added and some trains combined. A regular weekday evening schedule resumes after 8:15 p.m.
New Jersey Transit Pascack Valley Line will operate an early getaway train departing Penn Station at 2:51 p.m. and Hoboken at 2:58 p.m. The train that normally departs Penn Station at 7:13 p.m. and Hoboken at 7:20 p.m. will be cancelled. The NJT Main Bergen Line early getaway train departs Penn Station at 2:39 p.m. and Hoboken at 2:45 p.m. The train that normally departs Penn Station at 6:03 p.m. and Hoboken at 6:11 p.m. will be cancelled.
The Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry will operate an early ferry to meet the 2:51 p.m. train departure from Grand Central Terminal to Ossining. The Haverstraw-Ossining ferry will not operate, Saturday, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. TOR, TZx and all transit systems in Rockland will operate regular Saturday schedules.
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