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NJ Transit, Amtrak service problems

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NJ Transit Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line as well as Amtrak Northeast Corridor service all experienced major delays and significant cancellations due to Amtrak signal problems in Rahway Thursday night.

Some trains were delayed for several hours, NJ Transit said. In an email to Fox 5, a viewer said their son had been on a train from Matawan for almost four hours and that the train crew had no information for passengers.

At 9:30 p.m. Amtrak said that repair crews had fixed the signal problems. The railroad said residual congestions remained Thursday night but expected a normal morning rush hour.

Amtrak said it was investigating the cause of the incident.

PATH was honoring NJT bus and rail passes at 33rd street, Newark Penn Station, and Hoboken in both directions, and on private carriers.

http://www.njtransit.com/

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