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Passengers stuck on delayed Amtrak train nearly 29 hours arrive in Central Florida

SANFORD, Fla. — A nightmare train trip has ended for some Amtrak passengers.

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Sanford was the final destination for people who were delayed onboard an Amtrack Auto Train for nearly 29 hours.

Photos: Passengers stuck on delayed Amtrak train nearly 29 hours to arrive in Central Florida

The train left a Washington D.C. suburb on Monday and was supposed to arrive Tuesday morning in Central Florida.

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However, a separate CSX freight train hit a vehicle Monday night, forcing Amtrak to stop its trip and send in a new crew.

At one point, the conductor had to assure everyone they weren’t in a hostage situation, and that they were doing everything they could.

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That service finally resumed Tuesday night.

See more in the video above.

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