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Philly train travel suspended

8 p.m. Update: NBC Philadelphia reports that the problem was caused by a person who climbed a railroad tower and had to be coaxed down from above the railroad tracks.

Original post: Train service into Philadelphia's 30th Street Station has been suspended due to a report of a possible electrocution. The disruption affects Amtrak and regional rail lines.

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that authorities say the incident is linked to am industrial accident.

By Michael Bolden  | October 26, 2010; 6:52 PM ET
Categories:  Amtrak  
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The South bound Acela is still not moving but apparently other trains are starting to move.

Posted by: davehale | October 26, 2010 7:51 PM | Report abuse

Correction. South bound Acela now moving.

Posted by: davehale | October 26, 2010 7:53 PM | Report abuse

Southbound Acela finally arriving into Philly.

Posted by: davehale | October 26, 2010 8:13 PM | Report abuse

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