Amtrak: Work is ahead of schedule at Penn Station

See all the work they've done in Penn Station in just 4 minutes (VIDEOS)

See all the work they've done in Penn Station in just 4 minutes (VIDEOS)

Friday marked the fifth day of major repairs that are forcing commuter rail lines to cut back schedules at the nation's busiest train station.

The work is scheduled to last through the end of August. He calls the week "very good". "People have responded very, very well".

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, had predicted a "summer of hell" for commuters after plans for the repairs were announced this spring. Amtrak has said multiple times that the work will be finished ahead of Labor Day.

Crews are replacing aging equipment such as signals and several thousand feet of track over a two-month period.

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That was the third NJ Transit derailment at the station since March.

Naparstek said it was "too soon" to say whether the critical track repairs would be done ahead of the agency's self-imposed deadline.

It happened just before 5 p.m. between the platform and the tunnel.

He said it appears riders are spreading their travel times through the rush hours.

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Saturday's malfunction has nothing to do with the rehab project, officials said. A second rescue train-this one a "dual electric-diesel locomotive", according to Tolbert-eventually towed the train to safety, almost 90 minutes after power first cut out.

Although trains have been on or close to schedule all week, riders who spoke with News 12 Long Island said it is too early to celebrate any victories.

Naparstek says there were no other problems such as overhead wire failures in tunnels that would have slowed down the project this week.

Commuters have been bracing for a awful summer after Amtrak and the MTA announced a massive rehab of its tracks and switching stations and resulting service cuts at Penn Station.

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Track work at Penn Station will continue through September 1, with Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road, and NJ Transit trains being affected in various ways until then. Some NJ Transit rail lines are being diverted to Hoboken during morning and afternoon peak periods.

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