- Associated Press - Thursday, May 4, 2017

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Transit says service on two of its main rail lines is on or close to schedule after earlier delays due to downed wires that caused a fire.

The incident occurred in Elizabeth late Thursday morning. Downed Amtrak wires caused a brush fire.

Trains on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast lines experienced 30-minute delays and trains were operating express service west of Newark.

NJ Transit says normal service has been restored with some residual delays.


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