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Signal Problems Cause Big Train Troubles At New York Penn Station

People wait to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Penn Station. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

People wait to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Penn Station. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –While trains in and out of Penn Station are now operating with residual delays, there were major problems for getaway day commuters earlier in the day.

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The Long Island Rail Road has resumed normal eastbound and westbound service to and from Penn Station. Customers were advised to anticipate some delays and cancellations due to the earlier service suspension.

Earlier switching problems caused major headaches for LIRR commuters.

It wasn’t just LIRR that faced problems.  Both NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak trains into and out of Penn Station were also stifled. Service, though, did resume earlier Wednesday with delays.