Hoboken Commuter Rail Crash Causes Injuries, Extensive Damage, Service Disruption

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Train personnel survey the NJ Transit train that crashed in to the platform at the Hoboken Terminal on Sept. 29, 2016, in Hoboken, N.J. (Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images)

A commuter rail train crashed into the Hoboken, New Jersey, rail station during the morning rush hour, causing multiple injuries, trapping some commuters and disrupting morning service at a station that serves more than 15,000 riders a day.

The crash also caused serious damage to the station.

NPR’s Jasmine Garsd joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to provide the latest details.


Jasmine Garsd, NPR reporter. She twets @JasGarsd.

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