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Recent LIRR delays, cancellations

The scene at the Jamaica station during the

The scene at the Jamaica station during the morning rush. (May 9, 2011) Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Recent delays and cancellations that have impacted LIRR commuters.

A Long Island Railroad train pulls into the
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

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

LIRR passengers wait for elevators to subway lines
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

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

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

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

Morning commuters were delayed after one eastbound LIRR
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

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

Long Island Rail Road commuters try to get
Photo 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
Photo Credit: ULI SEIT

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

At the Jamaica LIRR Station, passengers continue to
Photo Credit: ULI SEIT

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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

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

Rob Friedman of Long Beach, waiting for a
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

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

The scene at the Jamaica station during the
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

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

A passenger lies in the overhead rack on
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Jennifer S. Altman

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

Trains remain at a standstill in Ronkonkoma while
Photo 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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