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NJ Transit service back to normal

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ISELIN, N.J. (AP) -- Amtrak is looking into whether the heat wave is to blame for overhead wire problems that disrupted rail service along the Northeast Corridor in New Jersey.
 
The power lines were sagging and that caused delays for Amtrak passengers and New Jersey Transit commuters between Metropark and Trenton Wednesday afternoon.
 
Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole says workers completed repairs by 10:20 p.m..
 
Temperatures in New Jersey have been in the 90s all week.

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