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LIRR: Broken rail repaired near Bethpage, service resumes

A file photo shows a Long Island Rail

A file photo shows a Long Island Rail Road train. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams, Jr.

The Long Island Rail Road said it restored service on its Ronkonkoma branch to and from Penn Station at 5:15 p.m. Saturday.

Trains were halted at about 3 p.m. because of a broken rail near Bethpage, the LIRR said.

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