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Amtrak Resumes Train Service At Penn Station After Derailment

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Amtrak train Photo Credit: Wikipedia

Update : Acela and Northeast regional trains have resumed Friday afternoon, but riders should expect some delays after the accident at Penn Station, Amtrak said via Twitter.

original story: Rail service is suspended in and out Penn Station after an Amtrak train derailed Friday at about 9:30 a.m.

Three people have suffered minor injuries, according to multiple reports.

An Amtrak Acela departing Penn Station made contact with a New Jersey Transit train in the station. About 250 passengers were removed from the train, Amtrak said.

Amtrak passengers are being diverted onto Metro-North trains at Yonkers to head to Grand Central Terminal from the Empire Corridor.

Service into and out of New York Penn Station will be delayed.

Passengers with travel plans can confirm their train's status, change their plans or review refund information using a range of tools – including Amtrak.com, smartphone apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. Service Alerts, Passenger Notices and other announcements are posted at Amtrak.com/alerts .

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