NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — NJ TRANSIT trains are back to normal into and out of New York City after a wire problem caused major delays earlier in the morning.

NJ TRANSIT spokesman John Durso Jr. says a train carrying about 500 passengers became stuck in the tunnel heading into New York at about 5:40 a.m. when an overhead wire malfunctioned.

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Trains were facing up to 60 minute delays for a time during the morning rush  in and out of New York Penn Station and all Midtown Direct trains were being diverted into Hoboken.

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Amtrak says all service between New York Penn and Newark has been restored after being disrupted earlier.

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