NJ TRANSIT Riders Face Heavy Delays Between Newark And Penn StationAn Amtrak signal problem caused significant congestion in the tunnel delaying trains between Newark and Penn Station on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Raritan Valley, and MidTown Direct lines, according to NJ TRANSIT.
Panic Or Stampede May Happen Again At Penn Station, Expert WarnsA false alarm set off a stampede at Penn Station last week, and now some are worried that it could happen again – and that Penn Station is not prepared.
Officials: Amtrak Police Use Taser On Suspect At Penn Station, Causing Panic Amid DelaysAs frustrated passengers crowded the platforms, Amtrak police used a Taser on a suspect, which some people mistook for the sound of gunshots.
Christie, Cuomo Call For Review Of Amtrak Protocol At Penn StationOfficials in New York and New Jersey are pretty steamed about a series of services disruptions at Penn Station.
Amtrak Restores Service At Penn Station As Commuters Endure Another Morning Of DelaysThe LIRR said it will operate on a reduced morning rush-hour schedule Friday, which impacts 14 trains.
Amtrak President Apologizes To Commuters, Says Full Rail Service Expected At Penn FridayAt a news conference Thursday, Amtrak's president and CEO Wick Moorman said he wanted to personally apologize to anyone inconvenienced by Monday's derailment.
Christie Halts Payments To Amtrak, Calls For Inspection Following Penn Station DerailmentIn a letter to Amtrak's chairman, the New Jersey governor said he directed NJ TRANSIT to withhold funds until an independent inspection verifies Amtrak's Northeast Corridor is in a state of good repair.
NJ TRANSIT, MTA Demand Accountability From Amtrak Following DerailmentMTA Acting Chairman Fernando Ferrer and Interim Executive Director Veronique Hakim penned a letter to Amrak President and CEO Charles Moorman on Wednesday.
Crews Hope To Restore All Service By Friday For LIRR, NJ TRANSIT And Amtrak CommutersRail officials said it could be days before full service is restored at Penn Station following a second derailment in less than two weeks that has wreaked havoc for hundreds of thousands of commuters.
Headaches Persist Following Monday Derailment At Penn Station, Other IssuesLong Island Rail Road, NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak and PATH commuters were all facing delays, cancellations and other service changes Tuesday morning.
More Tunnels Would Greatly Ease Service Problems At Penn Station, Experts SayA sobering thought for commuters inconvenienced by Monday's derailment -- experts said it would have been a relatively minor event if new tunnels had been built under the Hudson.
Delays, Cancellations To Persist Into Tuesday Following Minor NJ TRANSIT Derailment At Penn StationAt least five people were hurt when a NJ TRANSIT train derailed as it was pulling into Penn Station during the morning rush.