NJ Transit rail service disruption

NJ Transit rail service disruption

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Amtrak's Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River was stuck Friday, causing service problems on NJ Transit. The problem was resolved, but long delays continue after service was restored.

Service on the Northeast Corridor, New Jersey Coast, and Midtown Direct lines is delayed 30 to 60 minutes.

Midtown Direct trains have resumed.

NJ Transit passes and tickets are being cross-honored on PATH, NJ Transit buses, and private carrier buses.

The Portal Bridge spans the river just west of Secaucus Junction into Kearny. The aging bridge, which is prone to malfunction, has been slated for replacement, but the project has been downsized and delayed.

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