Amtrak Train Stranded East of New Haven

An Amtrak train carrying more than 400 passengers is stranded four miles east of New Haven due to mechanical  issues.

Amtrak spokesperson Cliff Cole said there are 445 passengers on Amtrak Train 171, which has been heading from Boston to New York, and on to Washington, DC.

There is heat and electricity on the train and passengers will not be moved to another train, Cole said.

Equipment is heading to move the train south. Don’t know exactly how long it will take.

Amtrak said via Twitter that the train is running around 1 hour and 30 minutes late.

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