A smoke condition at World Trade Center caused PATH train service to be suspended on the Newark-World Trade Center and Hoboken-World Trade Center lines.
The smoke was reportedly caused by a small fire in a PATH electrical room. The Oculus was evacuated during the incident.
FDNY was responded to the World Trade Center to extinguish the fire and investigate the situation.
PATH service was estimated to be restored by 9:30 a.m.
Service was shut down at the heigh of rush hour, shortly before 8:30 a.m.
It wasn't clear when service would be restored.
The Port Authority gave updates via its official PATH Train Twitter account.
New Jersey Transit is cross-honoring PATH customers at Newark, New York Penn Station and Hoboken.
A small fire in a PATH electrical room at the WTC station has been extinguished and FDNY is on scene. PATH service is estimated to be restored within the next 15-20 minutes. The Oculus was evacuated but will be reopened shortly. Updates to follow.— PATH Train (@PATHTrain) March 29, 2018
NJT bus and rail are cross honoring PATH customers at Newark, NY Penn & Hoboken. — PATH Train (@PATHTrain) March 29, 2018
PATH reported that service between Newark and Journal Square was still operating during the suspension.
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