NJ Transit train derails at NY Penn Station

Author

05 April, 2017

A NJ Transit train arriving from Trenton to Pennsylvania Station, or Penn Station, derailed at a slow speed during the busy rush-hour commute.

After the second derailment in less than two weeks, New Jersey Transit commuters are facing another challenging commute to work Tuesday. Amtrak owns and maintains Penn Station's tracks and infrastructure. Amtrak officials said they're not sure how long it's going to take to complete the repairs. On March 24, an Amtrak train also jumped the tracks while pulling into the station.

NJ Transit said it has service suspensions and delays. Reports indicate that over 600 people needed to walk across the tracks to get back up to the nearest train station platform.

Commuter trains are still delayed a day after one derailed at Penn Station. No serious injuries were reported.

Trail Blazers' momentum takes hit with breakout star Jusuf Nurkic's broken leg
After recording 13 turnovers or more in four straight games, the Blazers have had 12 or fewer in the past two games. The Blazers average 108.3 points per game, which is their highest scoring average since 1992-93 (108.5).

Eagles to reunite for latest US mega-festival
Fleetwood Mac will headline on the Sunday, following performances by Earth, Wind & Fire and Journey . Nicks also commented on another Fleetwood Mac album, stating that the band would prefer to tour.

Germany: Merkel's CDU victorious in Saarland
However, the recent regional election in Saarland, Merkel's CDU has received a major boost and it was the biggest setback for Mr. He said the debate over a possible red-red coalition had "obviously penalised the SPD" by frightening part of the electorate.

The Northeast Corridor is running on a holiday schedule and several NJ Transit trains were canceled Tuesday.

He's absolutely correct that NJ Transit is the "absolute worst" and also "incompetent", but he didn't end up missing the game. NJ Transit officials said that the cause of the derailment was still under investigation.

The remaining LIRR trains from Penn Station could experience delays and crowding, the MTA says. In major cities like NY and Philly, you also can also avoid traffic (like I-95's never-ending construction) by taking the train.

Midtown Direct trains will run to and from Hoboken Terminal where riders can pick up PATH or NJ Transit bus, according to the statement.


More news


  • Six DU colleges among Indias top 10 in HRD ministrys ranking

    IIM Kozhikode is the only institution from Kerala which listed in the top 100 in the National Ranking 2017. The institutions were ranked on the basis on resources, research, employability, gender inclusivity.
    Anthony Lynn believes Adrian Peterson will have 'a hell of a season'

    Anthony Lynn believes Adrian Peterson will have 'a hell of a season'

    The Patriots have yet to re-sign top 2016 running back LeGarrette Blount and are reportedly preparing for him to sign elsewhere . Versatile back Dion Lewis and Super Bowl LI hero James White are already under contract with the Patriots for the 2017.
    You Can Now Buy the World's Strongest Coffee On Amazon

    You Can Now Buy the World's Strongest Coffee On Amazon

    By October of the same year, the company had customers in 22 countries and in March, they got listed on Amazon in the USA. Kristafor defended his coffee, saying, "We are very aware of the limits and there are clear warnings on the labels".
  • Back to burgers: Carl's Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads

    Back to burgers: Carl's Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads

    It appears as if Carl's Jr and Hardee's are going back to their roots and focusing on what actually matters-the food. In a 2015 interview with Entrepreneur, Puzder explained his thinking behind the ads of old: "I like our ads".

    Beto O'Rourke to announce Senate bid against Ted Cruz

    O'Rourke is still relatively unknown in Washington and in Texas, and El Paso has never produced a statewide elected official. O'Rourke first floated the notion of a Senate campaign to The Texas Tribune just before Election Day last fall.
    Flint water crisis likely the cause of deadly Legionnaires outbreak

    Flint water crisis likely the cause of deadly Legionnaires outbreak

    Under the new agreement, pipes serving 18,000 homes will be replaced by January 2020. These sites will be phased out as need and demand drops according to the settlement.
  • Grassley Slams Schumer, Says Supreme Court Has Been 'Poisoned'

    Grassley Slams Schumer, Says Supreme Court Has Been 'Poisoned'

    Hearings for a Supreme Court nominee usually dominate Congress, but that's not been the case over the four days of hearings. The Judiciary panel is expected to vote in the next two weeks to recommend Gorsuch favorably to the full Senate.

    First "Game of Thrones" Season 7 teaser debuts

    Earlier this month HBO revealed the highly anticipated Game of Thrones season 7 release date through a melting iceblock stunt. To add a little extra fuel to the wildfire of hype, HBO has released next season's first trailer.

    Oil gains as Libyan crude drop offsets what Opec curbs couldn't

    Front-month Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil, rose 29 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $51.62 per barrel by 0653 GMT. Russian Federation and 10 other non-OPEC producers have agreed to jointly cut by an additional 600,000 barrels per day.
  • Game of Thrones' new trailer has each rival sitting upon their throne

    A new official promo for the seventh season of the legendary HBO series Game of Thrones was released on Thursday. Daenerys' throne appears to be made of several jagged pieces of rock.
    Derrick Rose's New York Knicks career likely over after another knee injury

    Derrick Rose's New York Knicks career likely over after another knee injury

    Thus ends a star-crossed season that began with a rape trial and pretty much sucked in a way that only a Knicks season can suck. A three-time All-Star, Rose has career averages of 19.5 points and 6.0 assists while playing 470 of a possible 722 games.
    Lululemon Continues To See Significant Weakness After Initial Drop

    Lululemon Continues To See Significant Weakness After Initial Drop

    Citi lowered its recommendation to "neutral" from "buy" and Susquehanna cut its rating to "neutral" from "positive". Reporting a potential upside of 0.51%, Telsey Advisory Group lowered the target price of Lululemon Athletica Inc .