NJ Transit Police To Conduct Emergency Response Drill at HBLR Bergenline Ave. Station
The New Jersey Transit Police Department’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), together with federal, state, county, and local partners, will conduct a training exercise on Sunday, December 4th at the Bergenline Ave. station on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) in Union City beginning at 9 a.m.
The drill, which will gauge responses to a simulated transportation incident, will take approximately three (3) hours to complete. Residents and customers are advised that they will see an increased presence of police and emergency personnel in the area around the Bergenline Ave. station tunnel and in the vicinity of Port Imperial station.
Service Advisory: To accommodate the police drill, substitute bus service will replace light rail trains at Tonnelle Ave and Bergenline Ave stations on Sunday, December 4th from the beginning of the service day until 12 p.m.
In addition to New Jersey Transit Police Department’s personnel, the following entities will also be participating in the exercise: New Jersey Transit Office of Emergency Management, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, Union City Police, Weehawken Police, North Hudson Fire, and Hudson County Office of Emergency Management.
The New Jersey Transit Police Department annually conducts multiple drills and training sessions simulating various transportation emergency scenarios throughout the statewide system.