Amtrak Train Derails at Penn Station

By Jesse Sokolow on 24 March 2017
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DSC_0692 (1)Rail service into and out of New York City’s Penn Station was suspended Friday morning following a derailment of an Amtrak train.

Amtrak said that its Acela Express Train 2151 experienced a minor derailment at approximately 9 a.m., and clipped a NJ Transit train. All 248 passengers were evacuated safely from the Acela train.

Amtrak and NJ Transit suspended service following the incident at the station.

Amtrak has since resumed train service, although all NJ Transit service remains suspended. NJ Transit said that it is planning some outbound trains for the evening rush.

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