Transformer fire in NJ slows trains

    This update from NJ Transit:

    Northeast Corridor rail service between Trenton and New York is being restored as of 6:45 a.m., subject to 10 to 15 minute delays, following an earlier Amtrak power problem caused by a transformer fire in New Brunswick.  Northeast Corridor service out of Jersey Avenue Station remains suspended at this time.

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    Amtrak says service has been restored along the busy Northeast Corridor rail line between New York City and Philadelphia after a transformer fire in New Jersey.

    But, says NJ Transit, there is still no service between New York City and Trenton.

    NJ Transit is restoring Midtown Direct and North Jersey Coast Line service into and out of Manhattan. Buses and PATH are honoring NJ Transit rail tickets.

    The fire took place early Tuesday in New Brunswick, N.J. Amtrak says residual delays are possible, so give yourself some extra time for the commute.

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