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'Great Pumpkin Train' trip goes off the rails

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. - About 200 people were stranded Sunday afternoon when an excursion train came off the tracks in Warren County, New Jersey.

Pohatcong Township police said it happened around 1:30 p.m. in the Carpentersville area.

A Delaware River Railroad Excursions train car was seen leaning off the track.

It happened during one of the annual "Great Pumpkin Train" excursions.

Police said no one was hurt.

Stranded passengers were brought back to the Phillipsburg station by bus.

There is no word on what caused the car to derail.

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