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Train from Harrisburg to NYC takes wrong turn

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 19, 2013 4:51 PM
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(Philadelphia) -- Amtrak officials are looking into how a New York-bound train took a wrong turn and ended up in the Philadelphia suburbs.

The Keystone train originated in Harrisburg somehow got on the wrong track after leaving Philadelphia's 30th Street Station last week. 

It wound up at a local train station in Bala Cynwyd that is serviced by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. 

The train apparently missed a signal after leaving Philadelphia. SEPTA officials helped the crew return to the city, where passengers debarked and got on another train to New York. 

An Amtrak spokesman says the train's crew is being held out of work until they undergo additional training

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