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HOBOKEN, NJ (RNN) -

A transit train crashed into a terminal station platform Thursday during rush hour commute, causing structural damage and injuring several people on the train and waiting on the platform.

Approximately 100 people were injured, according to CNN.

Extra ambulances have been requested to the scene, and responders have removed victims, according to scanner traffic.

A secondary sweep is being performed to search for more people.

Portions of the roof were knocked down in the crash, and the floor was littered with wiring and bent metal. 

Photos posted to Twitter from people at the station show the extensive damage and fire, police and emergency services responders on the scene. 

New Jersey Transit said all rail service has been shut down, and buses have been brought in to move commuters. All power to the station has been shut off.

The train is part of the Pascack Valley Line, which originates in Spring Valley, NY, and travels south into New Jersey, parallel to the Hudson River. 

The Hoboken Terminal has nine New Jersey Transit commuter rail lines, one railroad line, and is a bus hub.

The Hoboken Terminal is more than 100 years old and recently underwent a $115 million rehabilitation.

Several rail lines serve the Hoboken Terminal, including Port Jervis, Pascack Valley, Main/Bergen County, Montclair-Booton, Morris and Essex, North Jersey Coast and Raritan Valley lines.

In addition to rail service, the terminal offers ferry service. It is on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and the National Register of History Places.

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One of the last major train accidents in which passengers were killed occurred last year.

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, on May 12, 2015, an eastbound Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia. Eight passengers were killed and 185 were taken to hospitals.

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