NJ Transit and Amtrak suspend service out of Penn Station due to fire – NBC New York

Commuters looking to get home from New York to New Jersey are facing long delays at Penn Station as NJ Transit and Amtrak have temporarily suspended all evening rush hour train service.

Both transit agencies said service to NY-Penn Station was discontinued around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. NJ Transit said all train service to and from the downtown station has been temporarily suspended due to a fire near Secaucus.

He then said the service was continuing, but with delays of up to an hour and a half.

Amtrak said service was disrupted between New York and Newark due to police and fire department activity near the track. Service resumed shortly before 7 p.m., but many trains suffered delays.

NJ Transit said train tickets and passes would be honored by PATH at Newark Penn Station, Hoboken and 33rd Street-New York, as well as on bus service.

This is a developing story, please check for updates.

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