New Jersey Transit train derailment injures 2, snarls morning rush
Eight cars of a New York City-bound NJ Transit train derailed early Tuesday, leading to delays during the morning rush hour.
The derailment happened in Perth Amboy around 12:20 a.m. as North Jersey Coast Line Train 3292 headed to New York's Penn Station from Long Branch, agency spokesperson Jim Smith said. Two people were hurt.
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The cars remained upright. The cause of the derailment is being investigated, Smith said.
Service on the line was suspended between South Amboy and New York Penn Station.
North Jersey Coast Line rail service will continue to operate on a modified schedule through Wednesday, according to NJ Transit officials. More information about travel options can be found on the agency's website.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.