The engine of the train derailed in the tunnel, approaching Track 4 at Penn Station, at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday. The train was empty at the time of the derailment. No injuries were reported.
The engine of the train derailed, and the rest of the train's cars are blocked tracks 1 through 6 at Penn Station.
Commuters experienced delays of up to 20 minutes as the train was being cleared. NJ Transit reports that trains are now operating on or close to schedule.
NJCL, NEC & MOBO Midtown Direct service is now operating on/ close to schedule following earlier minor derailment in Penn Station New York.— NJ TRANSIT (@NJTRANSIT) August 23, 2017
It is the first major incident since repair work began at Penn Station.
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