A rescue train was sent to pull the stalled train back to safety, officials said.
Power briefly went out in a tube leading to the station, officials said.
Amtrak and NJ Transit trains suffered extensive delays Tuesday morning, officials said.
Laura Finamore, 47, "had a smile that could light up a room," family said.
Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42, was killed in Tuesday's fatal train derailment in Philadelphia.
The mayor met with other municipal leaders hours after an Amtrak derailment killed 7 people.
About 65 of the 243 people who were on the train were also injured, reports said.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said they want to develop 11,250 affordable apartments at the 200-acre rail yard.
NJ Transit commuters faced delays of up to 30 minutes Wednesday morning.
An Amtrak power outage stalled their own trains and New Jersey Transit lines, officials said.
Noisy construction has turned the neighborhood into a "war zone," residents said.
Service on the passenger railway was suspended both ways.
A train stalled in the East River tunnel about 7:30 Wednesday night, stranding communters, Amtrak says.
More than a foot of snow fell on parts of the city, the National Weather Service said.
Up to four blasts daily will help bore a tunnel between Penn Station and Newark.
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