NJ Transit Northeast Corridor service resumes after overhead wire issue

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Travel woes on both NJ Transit and NJ Turnpike
Lindsay Tuchman has an update on travel trouble in the Garden State.

NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- Monday's overhead wire issues near Metuchen continued to impact New Jersey Transit service on Tuesday as repair work continued.

As of Tuesday morning, Northeast Corridor service resumed in both directions between Trenton and Rahway, but with some delays.

Those wire issues caused major disruptions to NJ Transit and Amtrak rail service on the Northeast Corridor during the height of the evening commute on Monday.

By Tuesday afternoon, NJ Transit and Amtrak both said they were operating regular service.

On Monday evening, Northeast Corridor rail service was suspended in both directions between New York and Trenton for several hours .

Service resumed during the evening commute, but was subject to up to two-hour delays.

Amtrak warned commuters that all trains traveling between New Brunswick and New York Penn Station would experience delays of at least three hours.

Video showed passengers exiting the disabled train between cars.


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