Damaged NJ Coast rail line back in service

NJ Coast rail service has resumed after it

NJ Coast rail service has resumed after it sustained major storm damage. (Credit: News 12)

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LONG BRANCH - New Jersey Transit service has resumed on the rail line that sustained the worst damage during Hurricane Sandy.

Trains are rolling again on the North Jersey Coast line between Bay Head and New York City and Hoboken.

The line has been suspended since Oct. 28.

Several boats and cargo containers became wedged onto a drawbridge that the line crosses near South Amboy, and a bridge over Raritan Bay was shifted by the storm surge.

Service between Long Branch and New York will operate on a regular schedule today, though some trains will be canceled. Service between Bay Head and Long Branch will operate on a regular schedule except for some trains to and from Hoboken that will not run.

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