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PATH service to resume at 9th Street in Manhattan

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PATH rail service will resume at the 9th Street station in Manhattan beginning Tuesday, November 13, at 5 a.m.,  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.

The station will open to ease overcrowding at the 14th Street station during the morning peak hours.

PATH riders will only be able to exit the 9th Street station between the morning peak hours of 5 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. After 9:30 a.m. passengers will be able to enter and exit PATH trains at 9th Street until 10 p.m.

PATH's temporary line will now include stops at Newark, Harrison, Journal Square, Grove Street, and Newport stations in New Jersey and at the 9th, 14th, 23rd, and 33rd Street stations in Manhattan. Trains will bypass Christopher Street.

Disabled passengers will have access to the platforms only at Newark, Journal Square and 33rd Street. 

PATH service remains suspended at the Hoboken, Exchange Place and the World Trade Center stations as recovery efforts continue. Port Authority officials say it will be several weeks before resumption of service on the Newark-World Trade Center line and the lines to and from Hoboken station because of the significant damage from the flooding in the PATH tunnels and multiple stations.

For up-to-date information visit the Port Authority's web site and Twitter @PATHTweet.

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