NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak trains were delayed for up to an hour at Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after an overhead wire came down.
The blasts occurred at the corner of Eighth Avenue and 35th Street at around 10:16 a.m.
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Long Island Rail Road service was shut down at Penn Station as the Thursday afternoon rush began, amid reports of a person under a train.
A brush fire in Kearny, New Jersey caused major delays on NJ TRANSIT trains from Penn Station during the evening rush Thursday.
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Trains are running on or close to schedule again after a track condition in one of the East River tunnels snarled the morning commute for Long Island Rail Road riders.
Severe and bitter cold took a toll on transit systems around the Tri-State Area Friday, with track trouble leading to extended delays for thousands of commuters at Penn Station.
Long Island Rail Road and NJ TRANSIT commuters faced significant delays Friday morning due to power problems and icing in the tunnels.
The MTA said LIRR service was temporarily suspended in and out of Penn Station due to fire department activity. Service has since been restored.
A woman was struck and injured by an ambulance in Midtown late Friday.
The FDNY said the fire was in an area of temporary wiring used for lighting in an underground construction site at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.
Firefighters were sent to Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after smoke filled an electrical room.
A fire in a freight elevator at Penn Station caused delays on both NJ TRANSIT and Long Island Rail Road trains during the Friday evening commute.
NJ TRANSIT said one of its employees found white powder on board one of its trains and alerted authorities.