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Amtrak passenger train stopped for half hour by downed power poles between Buffalo and Niagara Falls

High winds that downed commercial power poles Sunday afternoon stopped a passenger train on the tracks between Buffalo and Niagara Falls, Amtrak Northeast reported.

The railroad said that Maple Leaf Train 63 was affected.

The train, which came from New York City and Albany, left the Exchange Street Station in Buffalo at 3:47 p.m. en route to Niagara Falls and Toronto, according to Amtrak's website.

Amtrak reported the stoppage about 4:30 p.m. and said that the problem had been cleared about half an hour later. The Maple Leaf train was expected to arrive in Niagara Falls about 6 p.m.

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