NEWARK (AP) — Passengers planning to ride New Jersey Transit trains to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia need to get tickets in advance.


Pope Francis (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Special, limited rail passes will go on sale at noon Saturday.

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

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

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