An Amtrak Acela derailed as it left New York's Penn Station at a slow speed during Friday morning rush hour and all 248 passengers were safely evacuated, Amtrak said.
The service disruption continues to affect a busy commuting hub for the New York metro area into the afternoon commute.
@NJTransit: Limited outbound service from #NYPenn will begin at 4 PM due to track constraints from the station
@NJTransit: All MidTown Direct trains will continue to operate in/out of Hoboken Terminal. HOB service will be impacted due to addtl trains in station.
@NJTransit: NJ TRANSIT is preparing a service plan for the afternoon rush following an earlier Amtrak derailment at NYPS.
The transportation agency referred commuters to their website for the latest information.