Amtrak train stopped by downed overhead wires

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - (AP) - Some 250 passengers had to betransferred from a disabled Amtrak train in New Jersey.

Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole says Train 110 was headed fromWashington to Boston when it encountered downed wires in SouthBrunswick, N.J., at 6:40 a.m. Thursday.

Cole says the incident is under investigation.

New Jersey Transit had to temporarily suspended NortheastCorridor service into New York City at its Trenton, Hamilton andPrinceton Junction stations starting at 6:59 a.m.

NJ Transit spokesman Dan Stessel says commuter service resumedat those stations after the passengers on the Amtrak train weretransferred to another train at 7:40 a.m.

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