Five LIRR workers were hurt; three refused medical aid and two others were taken to nearby hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.
While many commuters are looking forward to the Long Island Rail Road’s expansion into Grand Central Terminal, those in one Long Island town are a bit wary.
Now the escalators have sensors that stop them from moving if something is caught.
Modified service resumed Thursday morning after trains out of Penn Station were cancelled Wednesday night.
The railroad took on the project following the death of an 88-year-old woman who was killed in an escalator accident earlier this year at the Lindenhurst station.
The Long Island Rail Road is promising to do better by its commuters following last month’s lightning strike that knocked out service and stranded thousands of riders for several hours.
Good news for commuters Friday morning following the severe weather that impacted our area and caused major service disruptions on the Long Island Rail Road Thursday night.
The Long Island Rail Road says it expects to have regular service restored by Friday morning, however, it will continue to have a “significantly reduced” rush-hour schedule Thursday afternoon.
There is no light at the end of the tunnel for Long Island Rail Road commuters — at least until Friday at the earliest.
Long Island Rail Road riders are urged to plan alternate routes to and from work until Wednesday as crews work to fix damage caused by a derailed Amtrak train beneath the East River.
If you ride the train, here’s extra incentive to make sure you remember your ticket.