Amtrak service disruptions stretch into second day

Amtrak is still facing service disruptions Friday in the Northeast after service between New Haven, Conn., and Philadelphia was suspended Thursday afternoon. 

“As of 8:24 am ET, Due to a disabled commuter train in New York (NYP), All rail services will be delayed/modified between PHL & NYP,” Amtrak Northeast said in a post Friday morning on the social platform X. “Resumption of service is estimated at 12:00 pm. Delays of at least 60 mins are expected. Updates to come.”

Amtrak Northeast noted the cancellation and suspension of some trains in the New York region Friday morning due to the disabled commuter train.

Amtrak service was suspended between New Haven and Philadelphia due to a power outage Thursday. Amtrak Northeast said in a series of posts on X that an overhead power outage was reported between New York City and Newark and warned of “significant delays” while crews worked on the problem.

Right before 3 p.m. EDT Thursday, rail traffic between New Haven and Philadelphia was suspended while the crews tried to bring back power in the New York area.

“Significant delays are anticipated,” Amtrak said at the time on X.

The company said in a release that a malfunctioning circuit breaker caused the power issue that brought about a loss of power on the tracks.

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