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Gas Leak Disrupts Bucks County Train Service

A gas leak in the city caused delays on Bucks County transit lines.

A natural gas leak at the Fern Rock Transportation Center in Philadelphia caused delays on the SEPTA Regional Rail lines which serve Lower Bucks County Wednesday.

SEPTA said service on the West Trenton train line was suspended for a time due to the gas leak at the tranportation hub.

Service was restored by noon, SEPTA officials said. They cautioned that delays could persist on the line throughout the afternoon.

According to NBC 10, the gas leak was caused by a ruptured high-pressure line which forced the evacuation 174 people around the Fern Rock Transportation Center. Residents were allowed back into their homes once the leak had been contained roughly 2 hours later, 6abc.com reported.

The West Trenton Line makes stops in Bensalem, Middletown, Penndel and Trevose. 

SEPTA's Warminster, Lansdale/Doylestown and city subway lines were also impacted.


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