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More than 300 rail vehicles were damaged as a result of flooding during Superstorm Sandy. The continuing repair of affected locomotives and passenger coaches, using both NJ TRANSIT labor forces and third-party contractors, is essential for providing service and critical for the preparedness for future storm events.

Third-party services engaged for this effort are:

STV, Inc., Newark, NJ

LTK Engineering, Newark, NJ

Pre-Storm Trains Operated October 2013 Percent
Rail Service Levels -
Daily Trains Operated
700 697 99%
ACLR 24 24 100%
RVL 53 53 100%
NJCL 114 114 100%
NEC 139 139 100%
Montclair-Boonton 65 67 103%
Morris-Essex (incl GSB) 147 152 103%
PVL 40 40 100%
Main/Bergen 92 89 97%
So. Tier 26 26 100%

Rail Fleet Restoration Status

Type Total Fleet Vehicles Damaged Returned to Service Awaiting Repair Available for Service Current Percentage Available
Rail Cars 1113 248 235 13 1100 99%
Multilevel Coach 429 85 85 0 429 100%
Multiple Unit 160 35 35 0 160 100%
Single Level Coach 524 128 115 13 511 98%
Locomotives 210 72 62 10 200 95%
Dual-Power Locomotive 26 11 5 6 20 77%
Electric Locomotive 65 11 7 4 61 94%
Diesel Locomotive 119 50 50 0 119 100%
Total Fleet 1323 320 297 23 1300 98%