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NJ Transit’s problems continue days before Super Bowl XLVIII

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NJ Transit’s problems continue days before Super Bowl XLVIII
Wednesday, January 29, 2014    Last updated: Wednesday January 29, 2014, 6:45 PM
BY  KAREN RO– USE
STAFF WRITER
The Record

Wednesday’s drama wasn’t part of NJ Transit’s playbook.

Just days before Super Bowl, the agency tasked with transporting thousands of ticket-holding fans to the Super Bowl saw two trains break down, stranding more than 800 passengers, and problems with its website.

Train problems began at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday when a New York-bound train carrying 27 passengers stopped under the Hudson River as the result of a downed overhead wire and a loss of power, said NJ Transit Spokeswoman Nancy Snyder. The passengers were trapped in the tube for several hours as temperatures dropped.

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