Tag Archives: NJ Transit

NEW JERSEY: Commuter Train Derails Into Hoboken Platform, More Than 100 Reportedly Injured

NBC News reports: An NJ Transit train crashed into the station in Hoboken at the height of Thursday’s morning rush, leaving twisted piles of metal and bricks as concern grew over the possibility of mass casualties and dozens of injuries. Pictures on social media showed serious damage to the train station and extensive structural damage to the station. At least …

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NJ Transit Fires Koran Burner

The man who ripped out pages of the Koran and burned them during the 9/11 protest at Ground Zero has been fired by his employer, NJ Transit. The incident was posted on YouTube and aired on television around the world. NJ Transit said that Derek Fenton’s “public actions” violated its code of ethics and that he “violated his trust as …

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Penn Station Shut Down

If you’re traveling via Amtrak today, be advised that Amtrak and NJ Transit have temporarily suspended service to Penn Station due to an electrical problem. Check Twitter for updates. At the moment it looks like some trains are returning to New Jersey because they can’t enter Penn. What a mess. Expect delays to ripple up and down the east coast …

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