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LIRR Cancelling 5 Rush-Hour Trains For 4 Weeks As Part Of East Side Access Project

Work On Harold Interlocking Switching Complex Begins Monday
Long Island Rail Road Train (file / credit: LIRR)

Long Island Rail Road train (file / credit: LIRR)


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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Five rush-hour Long Island Rail Road trains will be canceled over the next four weeks as part of the East Side Access project.

Work on the Harold Interlocking switching complex in Queens begins Monday and will continue through Aug. 16.

As a result, the following morning rush hour trains to Penn Station will be cancelled:

  • The 6:54 a.m. from Central Islip
  • The 7:55 a.m. from Little Neck
  • The 8:10 a.m. from Freeport

The following evening rush hour trains from Penn Station will also be cancelled:

  • The 6:05 p.m. due at Wantagh at 6:51 p.m.
  • The 6:33 p.m. due at Babylon at 7:35 p.m.

Four other trains will operate on shortened runs. The LIRR says customers should plan for extra travel time and listen for announcements at stations.

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