Rail service between New Jersey-New York back after delay

Judith Bessette
Julho 15, 2017

The "Silver Meteor" Train 98 from Miami to New York City stalled just west of the Penn Station platform, Amtrak spokesman Mike Tolbert said.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, had predicted a "summer of hell" for commuters after plans for the repairs were announced this spring. No work crew injuries were reported this week, he said.

Crews are replacing aging equipment such as signals and several thousand feet of track over a two-month period.

However, it is too soon to say if the 44-day track project could be finished early based on this week's progress, Naperstek said. "I'd like to start by thanking the passengers of Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road, and New Jersey Transit", Amtrak Chief Operating Officer Scot Naparstek said.

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After one week, Lhota says he remains cautiously optimistic that things will continue to go well.

Lhota says it appears riders are spreading their travel times through the rush hours.

The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey said its PATH trains from Hoboken and Jersey City, New Jersey, cross-honored an average of about 23,000 NJ Transit fares on the first four days.

MANHATTAN -- Amtrak and New Jersey Transit service on the Northeast Corridor in and out of New York Penn Station has resumed after a brief delay, but officials warned additional delays are possible.

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