This time, Amtrak will demolish and replace two tracks, and replace components in an area where Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road trains are shifted east to Sunnyside Yards in Queens. What they weren't prepared for was a disabled Amtrak train and the massive delays that followed. The Amtrak train became stuck in the North Tube of the Hudson River Tunnels. In the meantime, several lines - including the Northeast Corridor, New Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley and Morris & Essex - were facing delays. So this caused a domino effect of delays.
It wasn't immediately clear if track work at the major transit hub - which was rerouting some LIRR, NJ Transit and Amtrak trains - contributed to the holdup Monday morning. Then around 2:15 p.m., LIRR tweeted that a person was stuck on the tracks. Service is again running with residual delays. That work is expected to last until May.
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Train commuters into NY are bracing for a second round of track repairs at Penn Station that will cause the cancellation of some trains and the re-routing of others. The train remained there for about an hour before the rescue train showed up to ferry passengers back to Penn Station.
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