LIRR Service Disruptions Persist After Saturday Derailment

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Gov. Cuomo hopes one of two tracks will be cleared by the Monday morning commute

It could be a rough commute for Long Islanders.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's hopeful workers can clear one of two tracks on the Long Island Rail Road's main line for the Monday morning commute. The tracks have been out of service since Saturday night when a passenger train apparently side-swiped a work train near the New Hyde Park station, causing a derailment that injured 33 people.

Service is still disrupted on multiple lines into New York City.

For those on the Huntington/Port Jefferson branch, customers should take a train to Hicksville. There, they will board a diesel train to Babylon, which will travel along the Central Branch. At Babylon, they can transfer to a westbound train to New York City.

Between Westbury and New Hyde Park, the LIRR is providing limited bus service between Jamaica and the New Hyde Park, Merillon Ave., Mineola, Carle Place and Westbury stations. Westbound customers should take a bus to Jamaica, then transfer to trains for service to points west.

On the Ronkonkoma branch, westbound customers should take a train from Ronkonkoma to Hicksville. There, they will board a diesel train to Babylon, which will travel along the Central Branch. At Babylon, transfer to a westbound train to New York.

For additional details and updates, check out the MTA website.