Passengers: Smoke fills SEPTA Regional Rail train

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

OVERBROOK (WPVI) -- Philadelphia firefighters were called for the report of smoke on a train near SEPTA's Overbrook Station.

The report came in shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday along the Paoli-Thorndale Regional Rail Line.

Passengers called into Action News saying their train filled with smoke.

According to SEPTA officials, smoke was spotted outside of the train. As a precaution, power was cut off to the train.

There was no fire, SEPTA says.

The passengers were taken off the train and were returned to the Overbrook Station.

The train was heading away from Center City.

SEPTA says they are looking into the cause of the problem.

Service is being restored after a half hour suspension.

No injuries have been reported.