Sunday, February 14, 2016

SEPTA's West Trenton rail service restored after track fatality


SEPTA's West Trenton Regional Rail line was suspended shortly before 5 p.m. as police searched for a person on the tracks after receiving an emergency call, according to authorities.

The transit agency restored service on the line at about 6:30 p.m. A person was reportedly struck and killed by a train near the Noble Station stop in Jenkintown.

Train #386 from Market East at 6:33 p.m. was the first train to operate following the rush hour suspension.

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