A Rail Mess Out of Penn Station

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    Ke-Wei Ma of New York City uses a Long Island Railroad ticket machine in New York's Penn Station.

    Rail service in and out of New York Penn Station was experiencing severe disruptions due to Amtrak signal problems in New York, officials said.

    According to NJ Transit officials, Midtown Direct trains are being diverted to Hoboken Terminal. PATH, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and buses are cross-honoring rail tickets and passes

    On the LIRR., there were 15-20 minute delays out of Penn Station with some canceled trains as a result of the signal and switch problems at the terminal, officials aid.

    Additionally, westbound service to Penn Station was ending at Jamaica

    NYC Transit will cross-honor LIRR fares at Jamaica to Penn Station.