COMMUTE ALERT: Delays on NJT, LIRR

Midtown Direct trains going to Hoboken, others delayed 15 to 20 minutes

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    People line up to board a New Jersey Transit train at the train station in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007. The head of NJ Transit is recommending a 10 percent fare hike, beginning June 1. The increase would apply to both bus and rail fares. On Tuesday, outgoing NJ Transit executive director George D. Warrington said that it would close a budget deficit of about $60 million in the agency's proposed $1.5 billion budget. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Commuters coming from New Jersey and Long Island should plan a little extra time this morning.

    Due to a computer problem in Amtrak's system that is impacting its signals and switches, New Jersey Transit said trains on the Midtown Direct line have been rerouted to Hoboken, and trains on the Northeast Corrider and New Jersey Coast Line are running 20 to 30 minutes late. PATH, New Jersey Transit buses and private bus carriers are cross-honoring train passes.

    On the Long Island Rail Road, service has been suspended between Jamaica and Penn Station. New York City Transit is cross-honoring fares at Woodside, Forest Hiills and Kew Gardens.