LIRR: Port Jefferson branch back on schedule

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The Long Island Rail Road said trains on its Port Jefferson branch are back on schedule after an earlier broken rail condition in the Huntington area that caused 10-to-15 minute delays Monday.

The announcement came just before 7:30 a.m.

Earlier delays affected both eastbound and westbound trains, the railroad said.

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The railroad first said the delays were caused by a broken rail condition east of Huntington station, but later said the broken rail was west of Huntington.

Several trains were immediately affected, including the 5:46 a.m. train from Huntington to Penn Station, as well as the 4:55 a.m. train from Port Jefferson to Hunterspoint Avenue, the railroad said in a statement posted on the MTA website.

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