NEWARK, N.J. (AP)—NJ Transit riders can expect a smoother commute in the morning.
NJ Transit advised commuters to expect crowded conditions and delays throughout the evening rush hour Monday because of a derailment near New York's Penn Station. Amtrak and the Long Island Rail Road also experienced delays.
NJ Transit spokesman Dan Stessel said two cars of an eight-car a Midtown Direct train had a slow-speed derailment after departing New York's Penn Station at 10:50 a.m. Monday. No one was injured.
NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains were subject to delays of up to 60 minutes. Some trains were combined during the evening commute.
PATH and NJ Transit buses cross-honored NJ Transit passes.
Amtrak Northeast Corridor trains into and out of New York City were running 15 to 30 minutes behind schedule.
In addition, the LIRR said some trains were canceled and advised commuters to expect delays of up to 30 minutes.