[vcf-midatlantic] train service to VCF-East

Dan Roganti ragooman at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 12:44:58 EDT 2016

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 12:39 PM, Dan Roganti <ragooman at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 1:05 PM, Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> A European colleague of mine, wants to attend VCF-East from New York
>> City. Their obvious question is, "what trains do I catch?" as trains are
>> normal means for European travel. Also, frankly, the cost of car rental and
>> tolls makes train travel a better deal for travelers.
>> I'm aware the nearest train station is several miles from InfoAge. I
>> don't expect VCF to provide pickup/dropoff. But this is an old question and
>> should have a stock answer now. Please describe the nearest train station
>> to the event, and what likely trains from NYC (optional Phila) would be
>> reasonable to take, and a Web link to schedules.
>> Again, I assume this is old information and not that hard to verify; and
>> would be useful to other VCF-East attendees. I don't use the trains, so I
>> don't know.
>> That's the train I'm taking, but I arrive on Thurs and getting picked up.
> The NJ Transit from NYC Penn Station to the Belmar station [closest to
> InfoAge, 2miles]
> They also have non-stop service during rush hour[am & pm] which makes it
> easy
> Their train schedule shows the itinerary options when selecting the
> departure time.
> Some will have non-stop service and some don't, during rush hour.
> I haven't seen a direct link to each Train on their schedule.
> You'll have to enter the info directly on their website, From, To, Time,
> Date, click on "Rail" button
> I use, From = "Penn Station New York", To = "Belmar"
> http://www.njtransit.com/hp/hp_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=HomePageTo
> Dan
​I stumbled on another of their webpages which give a Daily Schedule
version of their Trains
But you still have to directly enter the info
I use, origin = "New York Penn Station", destination = "Belmar"
And you can see all of the trains for that day, both non-stop and others

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