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A sign for the NJ Transit Bus 34 stop is seen here on Orange Road in Montclair’s south end.

NJ Transit has suspended nearly all bus and rail service for its entire service day Monday, Feb. 1, because of this week’s snowstorm.

Only the Atlantic City Rail Line will have any level of service. The Montclair-Boonton Line, which has six stops in Montclair, will not be operational Monday.

“Given the volume of snow predicted throughout the state and the timing of the storm when accumulations will be highest beginning in mid-morning, there is a significant risk of not being able to get customers back to their origin points later in the day as the storm intensifies,” NJ Transit said in an announcement Sunday. “Further, particularly on bus, roads need to remain clear for local, county and State forces to remove snow so service can resume on Tuesday as soon as it is safe to do so.”

Regular weekday service will operate on the Atlantic City Rail Line on Monday, as long as weather conditions safely allow, NJ Transit said.

The service said trains and light rail vehicles operating during the snowstorm will be doing so to without passengers to keep catenary wires and rail lines free of snow and ice.

— Louis C. Hochman

Louis is a two-decade-plus New Jersey reporter and editor who believes a community news organization serves its audience best by embracing values of inclusion, equity and solutions-focused journalism....