How about a well-deserved thank-you to all the Long Island Rail Road employees who managed to get a large part of service back and running the very next day after a major derailment ["Freight train off the rails," News, Sept. 16]? We always manage to find fault when the trains are late or crowded.

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Bill Erbis, Levittown

Editor's note: The writer is a former LIRR employee.