Amtrak fixes power problems on rails

(AP) - Rail passengers are facing a normal morningon the busy Northeast Corridor Friday.Amtrak says it has resolved computer problems that disruptedservice between New York

TRENTON - (AP) - Rail passengers are facing a normal morningon the busy Northeast Corridor Friday.

Amtrak says it has resolved computer problems that disruptedservice between New York and Philadelphia on Thursday.

New Jersey Transit is anticipating a regular commute on itsNortheast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line and Midtown Directtrains.

Service was disrupted Thursday morning and afternoon becausethere wasn't enough power to run the trains.

Amtrak said the power failures were due to problems with theprimary and backup computer systems that control the convertersthat provide power on the tracks.

The delays came days after a transformer fire in New Jerseydisrupted service on the rail line for several hours Tuesday.

Amtrak probing cause of 3rd disruption in 3 days

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