Amtrak announces modified service in wake of fatal derailment

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NEW YORK (PIX11) – After an Amtrak train derailed, killing at least 7 and injured more than 200, commuters are now trying to navigate a stressed rail system in the aftermath of the awful incident.

On Wednesday, as National Transportation Safety Board officials continued their investigation into the fatal derailment of Northeast Regional Train 188, Amtrak canceled all trains between New York and Philadelphia.  Tickets are being honored by New Jersey Transit between New York City and Trenton.

Amtrak trains on a modified schedule will run between Washington and Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Philadelphia, and New York and Boston.

Amtrak service between New York and Albany-Rensselaer; New Haven and Springfield, Mass., and other destinations will be operating on normal schedules.



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