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Long Island Rail Road's lost and found office at Penn Station (credit: CBS 2)

Tuba, Pet Bunny Rabbit Among Items At MTA Lost And Found Offices

For the handful of New York transit officials who dutifully collect and catalog more than 50,000 items a year lost on commuter trains, subways and buses, the monotonous flood of wallets, handbags, eyeglasses and smartphones is occasionally broken by tales of some of the crazier things left behind.

12/27/2013

Long Island Rail Road's lost and found office at Penn Station (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Long Island Rail Road Lost And Found Filled With Valuable, Bizarre Items

Of the customers who submit inquiries — about 1,500 a month — looking for lost items, 63 percent are recovered, the MTA said.

10/02/2013

Unclaimed laptops part of MTA auction (MTA)

One Man’s Trash: MTA Auctions Off Lost, Surplus Items Online

As the idiom goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”

06/05/2013