The outage has caused major problems for commuters. PATH was cross-honoring at 33rd Street, Newark and Hoboken. NJ TRANSIT and private carrier buses are cross-honoring in/out of Port Authority Bus Terminal.
The outage was repaired around 5:30 p.m., but problems remained. Delays up to an hour were reported.
LIRR was also reporting 15-20 minute delays on trains out of Penn Station with some canceled trains as a result of the signal problems.
Westbound service to Penn Station was stopping in Jamaica until about 5:30 p.m.
Amtrak expected residual delays through the evening rush hour.