Reporting Marla Diamond
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) - A major signal upgrade will knock out service this weekend on the Long Island Rail Road‘s busiest branch.
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“When this system is completed, we will have redundancy right in Bablyon, so that if we do have any issues that effect the system, we have the back-up and the teams of employees right at the same location,” says LIRR president Helena Williams.
This is the LIRR’s fourth major signal project in three years.
“We do these signal cutovers so that we can upgrade and modernize,” says Williams.