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The Train Crash in Hoboken, New Jersey: What We Know

The Atlantic live blogs developments and details.

Emergency officials stand outside of the Hoboken Terminal following a train crash on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Julio Cortez/AP)

What we know:

—An NJ Transit train crashed in Hoboken, New Jersey.

—Photos and videos posted on social media from the scene show extensive damage to the station.


We’re getting reports this morning of a train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey.

This is a developing story and we’ll update it as we learn more.

This post originally appeared on The Atlantic. Please see The Atlantic’s live blog for continuing updates on witness accounts, the scale of the damage, and more on the train.

About the Authors

  • J. Weston Phippen
    J. Weston Phippen is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic, where he covers news.
  • Krishnadev Calamur
    Krishnadev Calamur is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees news coverage. He is a former editor and reporter at NPR and the author of Murder in Mumbai.
  • David A. Graham
    David A. Graham is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers U.S. politics and global news. More

    Graham previously edited The Atlantic's politics section and has reported for Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and The National. He lives in Durham, North Carolina.