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LIRR schedule back to normal for Monday commute

Mineola: LIRR president Helena Williams speaks to Sarah

Mineola: LIRR president Helena Williams speaks to Sarah Ricchiuti, of New Hyde Park, as commuters wait for the LIRR on Monday, August 30, 2010 in Mineola, New York. The LIRR is operating on a normal timetable a week after a fire damaged the switching system, causing massive schedule changes. (Photo by Howard Schnapp) Credit: Photo by Howard Schnapp

Long Islanders who travel on the Long Island Rail Road woke up this morning able to go through their normal routines for the first time in almost a week.

The LIRR was back on its normal schedule after a fire at a switching station forced the cancellation of dozens of trains for days.

LIRR president Helena Williams was in Mineola this morning talking to riders and thanking them for their patience.

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