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PATH safety work to close 2 stations over weekend


JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Work is set to get underway to enhance safety and security on the PATH rail line.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations will close over the weekend beginning Friday night. Weekend service between the stations will be suspended into early 2015 to install federally-mandated automatic braking technology.

New Jersey Transit will allow PATH riders to use their tickets on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line.

The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line runs along the river and connects Exchange Place to Hoboken’s terminal. Hoboken trains into Manhattan will continue to operate on weekends.