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New Jersey Transit, by the numbers

March 12, 2016

Tens of thousands of New Jersey Transit commuters will no longer be forced to find a new way to work after a threatened strike was averted. Here’s a look at the nation’s largest statewide public transportation provider:

— 12 commuter rail lines serve 116 towns with nearly 1,002 miles of rail.

— Approximately 160,000 weekday riders.

— New York City’s Penn Station is its busiest station, with 92,314 passengers. Newark’s Penn Station has 27,487.

— The Northeast Corridor is its busiest route, with 121,950 passengers. The Morris & Essex Line has 58,800.

— 105,000 passengers commute by rail into New York City.

— Maximum base pay and overtime for conductors in 2015: $184,530. Engineers: $174,778.


Source: New Jersey Transit

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