LIRR derailment will affect morning commute, officials say

Trains enter the Jamaica LIRR station. (Feb. 8, Trains enter the Jamaica LIRR station. (Feb. 8, 2013) Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

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An LIRR train derailed west of Jamaica Station, which officials say is likely to affect the morning commute on Tuesday.

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Crews were said to be working through the night to clear the tracks and make any necessary repairs, though cancellations were expected to affect the morning commute. 

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