NJ Transit train derails at NY Penn Station, no passengers on board
NEW YORK — An empty NJ Transit train derailed at New York Penn Station on Wednesday morning.
The train's engine derailed in the Sunnyside Yard while it was being operated by an Amtrak crew around 4:25 a.m., according to a statement from NJ Transit.
The engine was re-railed just after 6 a.m.
The train's passenger cars derailed on Track 4 and are blocking Tracks 1 through 5 inside Penn Station.
No injuries were reported.
NJ Transit said service has returned to normal after earlier 20-minute delays in both directions on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Montclair-Boonton, and Midtown Direct lines.
Commuter Gabriel Gail said his Northeast Corridor corridor train was only delayed by a few minutes out of Trenton.
Is your commute impacted by this incident? Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com
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