‘Trespasser fatality’ causes NJ Transit, Amtrak service suspensions, delays

NEW JERSEY — A “trespasser fatality” near Metuchen caused temporary service suspensions for NJ Transit and Amtrak Thursday morning.

Amtrak stopped service between New York’s Penn Station and Trenton, Amtrak tweeted at 7:18 a.m. Service resumed by 8:15 a.m., with limited tracks being reopened.

NJ Transit’s Northeast Corridor rail service is suspended in both directions between Metropark and Trenton, the transit service tweeted at 6:56 a.m.

Service resumed by 8:07 a.m. with delays up to 60 minutes in both directions.

The suspensions and delays are because of a death near Metuchen, according to NJ Transit.

The person who died has been described as a trespasser. Additional information was not immediately available.

Commuters are encouraged to check with NJ Transit and Amtrak for the latest information on specific routes.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.