NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two axles on a Long Island Rail Road train derailed along the Port Washington line Wednesday afternoon, snarling the start of the evening rush.
Between 400 and 500 people were on board the 12:19 train from Penn Station to Port Washington when it happened. No one was hurt.READ MORE: Community Leaders, Advocacy Groups Launch 'Boycott Black Murder' Campaign To End Gun Violence
The LIRR says eastbound service has resumed, with a 5:14 p.m. train from Penn Station to Great Neck, which extends to Port Washington tonight.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Isaiah Levine Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
The railroad also says westbound service has been restored, with a 5:23 p.m. train from Port Washington expected to arrive at Penn Station at 6 p.m.
NYC Transit is cross-honoring LIRR tickets on the 7 train for service to Woodside and Flushing-Main St.MORE NEWS: Showdowns Loom As Police, Prison Guards, Airport Workers Resist Vaccines
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