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Disabled Amtrak train in Metuchen, NJ disrupts New Jersey Transit Northeast Corridor service

NEW JERSEY (WABC) — The morning commute on NJ Transit may be disrupted as overhead wire issues continue near Metuchen.

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.

As of Tuesday morning, Northeast Corridor service is suspended between Trenton and Rahway. NJ Transit rail tickets and passes are being cross-honored by NJ Transit bus and PATH at Newark Penn Station and 33rd Street New York.

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

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 shows passengers exiting the disabled train between cars.


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