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NJ Transit and Amtrak are warning of more delays during Thursday morning’s commute

What will Thursday morning’s commute look like after the extensive disruption to rail service in the Metro New York area Wednesday evening?

NJ Transit warned its passengers late Wednesday to expect “possible delays and cancellations” during the morning commute. Amtrak had a similar message for its customers.

In a post on tonight, caused by problems with Amtrak’s overhead lines. “

NJ Transit posted the following service updates just before midnight:

  • Service on the Northeast Corridor and the North Jersey coastline had “resumed with very limited westbound service from Penn Station New York.”

  • The Raritan Valley Line remains suspended.

  • The Midtown Direct continued to be diverted to Hoboken.

NJ Transit train tickets will continue to be honored by NJ Transit buses, as well as private carriers and PATH trains at Newark Penn Station, Hoboken and 33rd Street-New York.

For more information and alternate routes, NJ Transit advises customers to visit: http://njtransit.com/ABC

Amtrak updates

Amtrak posted on its website Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. that it had “restored power to one track between New York, NY and Newark, NJ, allowing minimal travel. Single-tracking conditions are now in place.”

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Wednesday’s incident affected service as far south as Philadelphia, and Amtrak warned travelers to “expect major residual delays due to speed limits and rail congestion.”

Amtrak said it is waiving reservation change fees on affected lines and that customers should contact the reservations center at 1-800-USA-RAIL.

This article originally appeared on NorthJersey.com: NJ Transit, Amtrak warn of more delays during Thursday’s commute

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