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    NJ train crashes into Hoboken Station

    http://nypost.com/2016/09/29/train-c...ries-reported/

    A New Jersey Transit train crashed into the Hoboken terminal Thursday morning, resulting in at least 34 injures and possible fatalities, according to police sources and reports.

    Disaster struck around 8:30 a.m. when the train on Track 5 and went through the wall of the terminal, causing major structural damage to the station, a NJ Transit source said.

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    I usually take the train into Hoboken and track 5 is by the entrance and exit to Hoboken/PATH and NYC waterway.
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    This looks really, really bad. Serious structural damage and people are apparently trapped and got hit on the platform.

    Between this and the Philly Amtrak crash last year, the infrastructure is desperate for an upgrade.
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    My brother-in-law was on the train, luckily he walked away with a minor hand injury
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vodka Drunkenski View Post
    My brother-in-law was on the train, luckily he walked away with a minor hand injury
    Wow. Glad he's okay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vodka Drunkenski View Post
    My brother-in-law was on the train, luckily he walked away with a minor hand injury
    Damn. Lucky dude, and glad to hear.
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    My friend was on the train that crashed into the train that crashed first. He was in ine of the rear cars, so he walked away.
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    Too close for comfort, I'm usually in Hoboken around that time, taking the PATH.

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