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PATH ANNOUNCES 3-YEAR PLAN TO INCREASE CAPACITY BY 40% ON NEWARK-WTC LINE AND BY 20% ON OTHER THREE LINES

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Hoboken NJ , Capacity increases leverage more than $1 billion in capital investment in new signal system, in new rail cars, and in new station modifications announced today;

Newark to WTC line will move to 9-car trains and 3-minute headways in Q4 2022.

Today the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey unveiled the PATH Improvement Plan. The Plan will provide major capacity increases across the PATH system by 2022, including a conversion of the Newark to WTC line from 8-car trains to 9-car trains running every three minutes during the peak of rush hour periods. In addition, the Plan outlines a detailed, six-point delay reduction initiative to be implemented over the next 30-months, a new fare payment system to be introduced by 2022, and a set of customer service initiatives.

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