Fallen wires stop NJ Transit train at Newark Penn Station; strand passengers inside

An NJ Transit train headed south out of

An NJ Transit train headed south out of Newark Penn Station was halted just after 6 p.m. when overhead wires came down on top of it. (January 7, 2014 10:31 PM)

An NJ Transit train headed south out of Newark Penn Station was halted just after 6 p.m. when overhead wires came down on top of it.

The express train was positioned on track four just at the edge of the station and was deemed unsafe to move.

Passengers say announcements were made throughout the train, which had about 1,000 passengers on board.

Officials say the train was fully...

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