Amtrak Service between Philly, Washington Suspended

Amtrak Service between Philly, Washington Suspended Photo: Amtrak

May 03, 2018 06:05 AM

Amtrak says service between Philadelphia and Washington has been temporarily suspended due to a freight train derailment in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Service was running with 30-minute delays before Amtrak suspended service shortly after 5 a.m. Thursday after two cars from a Norfolk Southern freight train derailed late Wednesday. Media reports say two cars on the 88-car train dumped loads of stone onto the tracks.

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No injuries have been reported.

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Amtrak says crews are at the scene and working to clear the area.

SEPTA's regional rail service to Wilmington, Delaware, has also been suspended.

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The Associated Press

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