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New Jersey Transit Sells Papal Rail Passes

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    Passengers planning to ride NJ Transit for the Pope's visit to Philadelphia picked up their passes Saturday. NBC10's Monique Braxton has the details. (Published Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015)

    Passengers planning to ride New Jersey Transit trains to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia received their tickets in advance Saturday after special, limited rail passes went on sale at noon.

    NJ Transit's Atlantic City rail line and River Line will operate limited service on Sept. 26 and Sept. 27. No tickets will be sold during the pope's visit.

    Atlantic City Rail Line trains will operate hourly express service to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both days. Only 4,140 tickets are available each day.

    River Line trains will operate between Trenton and Camden with limited stops.

    Tickets for Atlantic City trains are available at the city's rail terminal or online at njtransit.cm/papal.

    River Line tickets were sold at stations in Trenton, Bordentown, Florence, Burlington South, Route 73/Pennsauken and Pennsauken Transit Center.