Penn Station evacuated, train service now suspended

(New York television station WNBC posted the following article on its website on September 11.)

NEW YORK -- All train service is suspended in and out of Penn Station this morning.

A track fire and a suspicious package caused the delays. The track fire was reported around five a.m. and caused the early delays.

Around 8:20 this morning a suspicious package was seen in the Amtrak area. Amtrak says it reported the package to New York City police who evacuated Penn Station.

The Long island Rail Road suspended service in and out of Penn at 8:25 a.m.
Stay tuned to WNBC.com and NewsChannel 4 for the latest information on this developing story.

Monday, September 11, 2006
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