Amtrak train loses power, passengers forced off

An Amtrak train lost power and about 100 passengers were transferred off the train early Friday morning.

The incident happened around midnight on Amtrak train #92 travelling from Philadelphia to New York.

Officials say the train lost power and was stopped on the tracks near New State Road in the Taoony section of Philadelphia.

The passengers were transferred onto another train and they proceeded on to the Trenton station.

Another engine was dispatched to the Tacony area.

The train was moving again around 2:00 a.m. heading back to 30th Street Station.


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