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The scene at the Jamaica station during the (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

The scene at the Jamaica station during the morning rush. (May 9, 2011)

Recent LIRR delays, cancellations

Recent delays and cancellations that have impacted LIRR commuters.

A Long Island Railroad train pulls into the
(Credit: Ed Betz)

A Long Island Railroad train pulls into the Ronkonkoma Station for the morning commute in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. (Sept. 30, 2011)

Passengers board a LIRR train at the Ronkonkoma
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Passengers board a LIRR train at the Ronkonkoma train station for the morning commute in Ronkonkoma. (Sept. 30, 2011)

An LIRR worker gets information for passengers about
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

An LIRR worker gets information for passengers about service from Jamaica to Penn Station. (Sept. 29, 2011)

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LIRR passengers wait for elevators to subway lines
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

LIRR passengers wait for elevators to subway lines after a lightning strike disrupted westbound service from Jamaica to Penn Station on the LIRR on Sept. 29, 2011.

LIRR passengers read the screens and learn that
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

LIRR passengers read the screens and learn that a lightning strike disrupted westbound service from Jamaica to Penn Station Thursday night. (Sept. 29, 2011)

Passengers wait behind a police barricade at Penn
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Passengers wait behind a police barricade at Penn Station after a lightning strike hit electrical equipment that shut down signals near Jamaica, forcing the LIRR to a halt Thursday. (Sept. 29, 2011)

Passengers wait behind a police barricade at Penn
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Passengers wait behind a police barricade at Penn Station. (September 29, 2011)

Commuters wait in Penn Station after service was
(Credit: Pablo Corradi)

Commuters wait in Penn Station after service was suspended due to a lightning strike. (Sept. 29, 2011)

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Morning commuters were delayed after one eastbound LIRR
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Morning commuters were delayed after one eastbound LIRR train bumped into another train at the Great Neck LIRR station. (Aug. 8, 2011)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and cancellations at the Long Island Rail Road's Jamaica Station after lightning strikes caused switching problems. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and cancellations at the Long Island Rail Road's Jamaica Station after lightning strikes caused switching problems. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and cancellations at the Long Island Rail Road's Jamaica Station after lightning strikes caused switching problems. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and cancellations at the Long Island Rail Road's Jamaica Station after lightning strikes caused switching problems. (Aug. 1, 2011)

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Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Commuters and travelers contend with train delays and cancellations at the Long Island Rail Road's Jamaica Station after lightning strikes caused switching problems. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Long Island Rail Road commuters wait for the
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Long Island Rail Road commuters wait for the next train with the LIRR cancellations still in effect Wednesday in Jamaica, Queens. (May 11, 2011)

Long Island Rail Road commuters board a train
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Long Island Rail Road commuters board a train at Jamaica Station in Queens. (May 11, 2011)

Long Island Rail Road commuters try to get
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Long Island Rail Road commuters try to get a better understanding of the constant changing schedule at Jamaica Station in Queens. (May 9, 2011)

Tom Meredith, a LIRR usher, gives directions to
(Credit: ULI SEIT)

Tom Meredith, a LIRR usher, gives directions to passengers at the Jamaica LIRR Station. (May 10, 2011)

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At the Jamaica LIRR Station, passengers continue to
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At the Jamaica LIRR Station, passengers continue to experience delays for a second consecutive day. (May 10, 2011)

LIRR employees give directions to a passenger not
(Credit: ULI SEIT)

LIRR employees give directions to a passenger not knowing were to go at the Jamaica LIRR Station. (May 10, 2011)

A video monitor updates for LIRR passengers at
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

A video monitor updates for LIRR passengers at Penn Station. (May 9, 2011)

Rob Friedman of Long Beach, waiting for a
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Rob Friedman of Long Beach, waiting for a delayed train to be scheduled, believes he will be late for a doctor's appointment as he and other passengers experienced delays at the LIRR main area at Penn Station. (May 9, 2011)

LIRR commuters during the morning rush at Jamaica
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

LIRR commuters during the morning rush at Jamaica Station. (May 9, 2011)

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The scene at the Jamaica station during the
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

The scene at the Jamaica station during the morning rush. (May 9, 2011)

A passenger lies in the overhead rack on
(Credit: Melissa Pardo)

A passenger lies in the overhead rack on the 5:56PM Port Washington Train from Penn Station. The train departed late and was extremely crowded due to system delays because of an ongoing track problem in an East River tunnel. (April 18, 2011)

Passengers jam onto a train at Penn Station
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Passengers jam onto a train at Penn Station as LIRR trains are delayed by an issue on Amtrak tracks. Some trains were combined as others were cancelled. (April 18, 2011)

The MTA said bus service replaced train service
(Credit: Doug Kuntz)

The MTA said bus service replaced train service in both directions between Speonk and Montauk. (April 23, 2011)

An Amtrak train derailment caused Long Island Rail
(Credit: Jennifer S. Altman )

An Amtrak train derailment caused Long Island Rail Road trains to be delayed at Penn Station. (Feb. 7, 2011)

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Trains remain at a standstill in Ronkonkoma while
(Credit: James Carbone)

Trains remain at a standstill in Ronkonkoma while all service was suspended on the Long Island Rail Road. (Dec. 27, 2010)

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