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NJ Transit train (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Look To Fix Troubles On NJ TRANSIT’s Northeast Corridor Line

On the Northeast Corridor line, which accounts for 80 percent of the agency’s ridership, trains are often delayed or stuck in the tunnel into New York City.

03/16/2012

NJ TRANSIT train (file/credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ TRANSIT’s Bad Week Continues Trend Of Delays, Malfunctions

New Jersey TRANSIT had a bad week last week, with extensive delays taking place on both Monday and Tuesday. And that bad week is a representation of the funk that the public transportation company has been in for some time now.

03/12/2012

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Amtrak To Bring 160 MPH Train Service To New Jersey, Reconfigure NY Penn Station

Trains currently go 135 miles per hour on that section of the Northeast Corridor.

01/11/2012

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Signal Problems To Impact NJ TRANSIT Evening Commute

Delays are expected for Wednesday’s evening commute on three NJ TRANSIT rail lines due to signal problems.

12/14/2011

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Other States’ Givebacks Could Mean More Money For NY High-Speed Rail

Due to the economy, a number of states have been sending back their federal funds for a high-speed rail, not wanting to match those funds with state money.

11/09/2011

An overhead power line fell onto a train line in Metuchen on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Overhead Wire Falls On NJ TRANSIT Train Full Of Passengers

Trains are back on track on NJ TRANSIT’s Northeast Corridor after an overhead power line fell onto a train line in Metuchen Tuesday morning.

11/08/2011

Frustrated NJ TRANSIT Commuters (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Customers Vent Frustrations After Yet Another Morning Of Issues

Amtrak, which maintains the tunnel, was forced to divert its own trains and NJ TRANSIT’s more numerous ones to the only other tube, which caused the delays.

10/14/2011

NJ TRANSIT train (file/credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ TRANSIT Rail Riders Not Happy, Survey Finds

The agency’s second customer satisfaction survey shows rail passengers giving an overall grade of 4.2 out of 10. That’s down from 4.5 in April.

10/13/2011

NJ Transit train - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Power Outage Strands NJ TRANSIT Commuters Thursday Morning

Two trains lost power in a Hudson River tunnel, with two other trains held up behind them. Amtrak deployed diesel engines to remove the stalled trains from the tunnel.

09/22/2011

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Transit, Area Rail Systems Getting Back On Track Slowly After Irene

The commuting woes that made life difficult for people struggling to get to work have improved for many in our area following Tropical Storm Irene, but significant challenges remain for many.

08/31/2011

Federal Grants To Mean Less Congestion On NJT, LIRR And Faster Amtrak Service

The DOT has announcedthat $745 million would be going toward rail projects that will allow trains to travel up to 160 mph in some sections of the Northeast Corridor and to construction that will allow Amtrak trains to avoid a congested rail junction in part of New York City.

08/23/2011

Rail riders at the NJ Transit station - Trenton, NJ - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

After Serious Delays, NJ Transit Trains Running Again In & Out Of Penn Station

The snarled Wednesday morning commute came as NJ Transit crews worked overnight to clear two derailed cars of a train outside Penn Station.

08/10/2011

NJ Transit train - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

No NJ Transit Service Overnight As Crews Work To Clear Tracks After Derailment

The transit agency said that trains will operate from Newark Penn Station and that customers traveling from New York should take PATH trains and transfer at Newark, where trains will be held for PATH connections.

08/09/2011

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

NJ Transit Train Hits, Kills Man Near Elizabeth

NJ Transit says the Northeast Corridor 7813 train was headed to Trenton from New York City when the man was hit.

07/24/2011

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

Morning Amtrak Power Problems Snarl NJ Transit, Highlight Aging Infrastructure

Amtrak officials are eyeing an electrical substation in Richmond, Va., as the possible source of a voltage problem that halted trains between New York and Philadelphia.

06/23/2011

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