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NJ Transit Resumes Normal Rail Service

An NJ Transit train is seen at Penn Station - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

An NJ Transit train is seen at Penn Station – New York, NY – Oct 26, 2010 – Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP / CBS 2 / WCBS 880) – NJ Transit trains have resumed normal service to and from New York’s Penn Station.

Spokesman Dan Stessel says service was restored just before 5 a.m. Tuesday, nearly 17 hours after a derailment kept trains from using nine tracks.

LISTEN: WCBS 880′s Paul Murnane at New York Penn Station

Two cars of a Midtown Direct train carrying 300 people went off the tracks at 10:50 a.m. Monday. No one was injured.

Commuters faced crowded conditions in and out of New York on Monday night.

PATH trains and NJ Transit buses honored NJ Transit passes.

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