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Electrical Problem Causes Major Delays On SEPTA Regional Rail

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- SEPTA passengers were forced to wait in the extreme heat for over an hour after a regional train was evacuated due to an electrical problem.

The SEPTA train en route on the Trenton and Chestnut Hill West branches in both directions were halted due to Amtrak wire problems just after 7 p.m. Wednesday night..

Chopper 3 HD was over the scene at 32nd Street and Cecil B. Moore where a long line of people could be seen waiting to board another train. The train was finally running after 75 minutes.

Hours after the incident several regional trains were still experiencing major delays.

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