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After Delays, Amtrak, Regional Rail Restore Service On Northeast Corridor

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Christina Helden, right, looks at the display board inside the customer service booth for her delayed train, in Washington, D.C. Alex Brandon/Associated Press hide caption

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This morning, Amtrak suspended service along the Northeast Corridor, which runs from Washington, D.C., to Boston, because of "low voltage problems that are also affecting regional commuter rail lines," The Associated Press reported earlier.

Minutes ago, the the government-owned corporation posted this message on its Twitter page, announcing trains are running again:

Overhead power has been restored along the Northeast Corridor. #Amtrak and commuter train services are resuming but delays will continue.

On its website, NJ TRANSIT says that, "as of 9:45 a.m Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains are departing endpoint terminals on or close to schedule."

Trains already en route may be operating with delays up to 60 minutes. Midtown Direct trains are operating to/from New York Penn Station with minor delays.

According to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), "ALL service has returned, expect delays up to 60 mins."

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