At least three people have been killed, over a hundred injured after a transit train derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey during rush hour on Thursday morning.

New Jersey Transit have also reported that multiple passengers were trapped.

The train reportedly went through ticket barriers and into the reception area of Hoboken station.

Hoboken is across the Hudson River from New York City. Many commuters use the busy station to travel into Manhattan.

A huge emergency services operation swung into action following the crash.