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NJ TRANSIT STATEMENT REGARDING INCIDENT IN NEW YORK

NEWARK, NJ — At approximately 10:50 this morning, Midtown Direct train 6621 departing Penn Station New York, experienced a slow-speed derailment just prior to entering the tunnel.  The cause is under investigation.

About 300 passengers were on the train; there were no reported injuries.  All customers were safely detrained and walked to the station where they were re-accommodated accordingly.

Midtown Direct train 6621 left New York Penn Station at 10:45 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Dover at 12:23 p.m.

Customers are encouraged to check njtransit.com for the latest travel information.