Amtrak train resumes service after hitting tree

Photo: AP.

October 23, 2016 06:53 PM

HUDSON -- Amtrak Train 48 has resumed service after it came into contact with a tree on Sunday afternoon.

Amtrak says the incident happened at 4:14 p.m. just north of the Hudson Station. Service was temporarily suspended as crews inspected the equipment and repaired minor damage to the engine.

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120 passengers were on the train at the time of the incident. There were no reported injuries to passengers or crew members.

The train resumed service at 5:50 p.m.

Amtrak Trains 244 and 283 were also delayed as work was under way to get Train 48 back on the move.


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