Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:29 am

Want to make new friends with a similar outlook on life? Be in Penn Station New York when there is a service disruption.
http://abc7ny.com/news/overhead-wires-c ... it/867559/
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby Gladstone Branch » Mon Apr 18, 2016 5:26 pm

Due to a trespassers strike at S. Orange, M&E service is delayed up to an hour. For example, 0429 is 49 minutes late; 6343 came in just now a bit less than an hour late.
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:08 am

Gladstone Branch wrote:Due to a trespassers strike at S. Orange, M&E service is delayed up to an hour. For example, 0429 is 49 minutes late; 6343 came in just now a bit less than an hour late.


Police tend to tie up tracks for a couple of hours while they investigate fatalities.
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:35 pm

Yesterday (April18th) Amtrak signal problems knocked westbound trains out of Newark. Ditto this morning, signal problems between Trenton and Newark, causing massive delays. This afternoon we had a brush fire east of Newark. My guess would be the meadows. Service suspended between Newark and New York for a few hours.
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:03 pm

philipmartin wrote:Yesterday (April18th) Amtrak signal problems knocked westbound trains out of Newark. Ditto this morning, signal problems between Trenton and Newark, causing massive delays. This afternoon we had a brush fire east of Newark. My guess would be the meadows. Service suspended between Newark and New York for a few hours.
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Tue Apr 26, 2016 11:44 am

Truck got in the wires on the HBLR. It's taking a few days to get it reparerd. http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2016 ... uspen.html
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:13 pm

Here's a little more information on it.
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2016 ... day_n.html
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:18 pm

3221, a New York - Long Brsnch train which comes back from LB as 3232, broke down in New York; never made it out of the station. The train after it, 3507, a NY - South Amboy train ran all the way to LB, and became 3232 there. They cancelled 3508 which is 3507's normal run back to NY.
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby Gladstone Branch » Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:12 am

Bad day on the Gladstone. 6410 broke down in Lyons this morning. 0412 and 0414 are behind it with delays of an hour each.
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:57 pm

Northeast Corridor shut down at Elizabeth, NJ, at around 8pm Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, until around 5:30am the next morning, account bombs found in the area.
According to a news report it is believed that the man who planted the bombs in the Chelsea section of Manhattan, Ahmad Khan Rahami, transported them from Elizabeth to New York on an NJ Transit train.
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:03 am

Ahmad Rahami train rides, from ABC 7NY.COM: http://abc7ny.com/news/sources-ahmad-ra ... g/1523630/
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby philipmartin » Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:09 am

A pair of shoes shuts down the Main Line/Bergen County at Ridgewood for an hour and a quarter. Thirty commuters evacuated from the station. http://hackensack.dailyvoice.com/police ... ss/682553/
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby Ken W2KB » Mon Dec 05, 2016 9:21 am

1 of 2
FRM:NJ Transit Alerts
SUBJ:NJ Transit Alerts
MSG:Update1: NEC, NJCL, RVL, and MidTown Direct trains are sub to 15 min. delays in and out
(Con't) 2 of 2
of NYPS due to an unruly passenger causing a delay on a train at Sec.

Sent: 8:56 AM
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The few minutes before this notice said disabled NJT train at Sec. I wonder if a disgruntled passenger on the disabled train created a ruckess after his/her train was annouced as delayed?
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby Backshophoss » Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:52 pm

Passenger dropped cellphone while moving between cars,per WCBS stream,passenger dumped the air(E-valve),
was charged by NJT PD for criminal trespass for starters,and for stopping the train for no reason.
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Re: Commuter Rail Delay Discussion 2015

Postby kilroy » Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:54 pm

Too bad he didn't drop it from the platform as the train was approaching. That way Darwin could have helped us all out.
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