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Derailment on LIRR


mark1447

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Service Alert

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 1:35 PM

 

Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson Branches

 

There are 15 to 20 minute delays on trains through Mineola in both directions due to a track car derailed in a siding west of Mineola, and blocking one of two of the Main Line tracks.

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Appears to be cleared now.

 

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 2:35 PM

 

Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson Branches

 

Tracks have been cleared west of Mineola and service is running on both tracks with residual delays of 10 to 20 minutes. Earlier, customers experienced 20 minute delays due to a derailed track maintenance car in a rail siding that was blocking one of the two Main Line tracks.

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they prob had nothing to do, so they tried make a problem so they had something to do.

 

Or better yet, the accelerator lever got stuck, they didnt notice, and didn't pay any mind to the set of open switches ahead!

 

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Or better yet, the accelerator lever got stuck, they didnt notice, and didn't pay any mind to the set of open switches ahead!

 

- A

 

 

or someone was doing something they weren't surpose to

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