NJ Transit Service Resumes With Major Delays After ‘Trespasser Fatality'

Separately, a rail condition between Queensboro Plaza and Lexington Avenue in the city was creating headaches for subway riders

NJ Transit eastbound service on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast lines has resumed with delays of up to 60 minutes after a trespasser fatality near Linden forced authorities to suspend service between Metuchen and Newark and Woodbridge and Newark Monday.

NJ Transit said the 7:16 a.m. train out of New Brunswick hit the trespasser west of the Linden station on its way to New York around 7:40 a.m. No one on board was hurt. NJ Transit bus continues to cross-honor rail tickets and passes. PATH is also cross-honoring at Newark and Hoboken. 

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The commute wasn't much better for subway riders in the city. An ongoing rail condition between Queensboro Plaza and Lexington Avenue-59th Street plagued riders with delays all morning. The MTA advised of anticipated delays on nine separate lines, including B, D, E, F, M, N, Q, R and W. Get the latest here.  

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