In new Jersey overturned a large freight train

In new Jersey overturned a large freight train

Accident in Union township, new Jersey, had the most significant impact on railway communication in the state. On Friday at about 14:25 freight train company Conrail partially derailed before reaching Union station. 21 of 141 tanks overturned in the area of woodland Avenue and green lane.

Two people aboard the train were not injured. Leaks of hazardous materials have not occurred since the inverted tank was empty.

In connection with the incident train Raritan valley line was closed to passenger trains in the evening rush hour. Service temporarily suspended between Newark Penn station and the station of Cranford, as well as between stations Raritan and high bridge.

As an alternative transport company NJ Transit launched a bus service in the affected areas.

Substitute bus service is operating between Newark Penn Station and Cranford Station to accommodate customers due to the suspension on the RVL. For local bus options, please follow this link:

— NJ TRANSIT (@NJTRANSIT) January 8, 2017

Trains on the Raritan valley line every day carrying 22 thousand passengers.