Posted: May 13, 2015 Filed under: Breaking News, U.S. News | Tags: Amtrak, Michael Nutter, National Transportation Safety Board, New Jersey Transit, New York City, North Philadelphia (SEPTA Regional Rail station), Northeast Corridor Line, Northeast Regional, Philadelphia, SEPTA
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia commuter train was hit by a projectile about 20 minutes before an Amtrak train derailed a few miles up the track.
A spokeswoman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says there’s no indication that the incident is related to the derailment.
SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams says they don’t know what the projectile was. It broke the engineer’s window around 9:25 p.m. Tuesday near SEPTA’s North Philadelphia station….(read more)