Amtrak and NJ Transit Service, Suspended After Fatality on Tracks, Has Restarted

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
October 21, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

NEW YORK–Amtrak and New Jersey Transit service was suspended in both directions between Metropark and Trenton after someone was hit and killed near Metropark, but service has since re-started

NJ Transi also cancelled trains out of New York City and Amtrak suspended service between New York City and Philadelphia, but both have re-started, with residual delays.

“Trains btwn Philly/NYC are moving at restricted speeds due to earlier disruption,” Amtrak said via Twitter. “Significant delays should be expected.”

New Jersey Transit said that trains are operating but have delays of up to 45 minutes.

The person who died was struck by an Amtrak train near Metropark. 

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.