Every so often, I post things here mostly as a record, in case I wonder about them later. This is one of those occasions, so be warned.
Before Sandy, last year's major East Coast hurricane (not to be confused with Irene, the year before last's major East Coast hurricane), my train schedule looked like this:
depart Lincoln Park 7:03, arrive Hoboken 7:55 (52 minutes)
depart Hoboken 4:27, arrive Lincoln Park 5:20 (53 minutes)
And the world was bright and gay and happy.
After things settled down, more or less, after the storm, this is what I got:
depart Lincoln Park 6:56, arrive Hoboken 8:05 (69 minutes)
depart Hoboken 4:26, arrive Lincoln Park 5:25 (59 minutes)
There's finally a new official train schedule -- everything else since the storm has been PDFs printed off the website, not the usual printed booklet -- starting on Monday, with the following itinerary:
depart Lincoln Park 6:51, arrive Hoboken 7:55 (64 minutes)
depart Hoboken 4:30, arrive Lincoln Park 5:33 (63 minutes)
The time actually on the train is roughly a wash -- 127 minutes instead of 128 -- though that's still twenty minutes longer than it was six months ago. But the total length of day keeps growing, with a train now twelve minutes earlier in the morning and thirteen minutes later in the evening.
On the bright side, I do get an extra ten minutes a day to spend in the office, and three minutes more than I used to have back in the good 'ol days.
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