LIRR Faces Massive Delays Due To Power Failure

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From PIX 11

All Long Island Rail Road lines are facing delays and cancellations during Tuesday’s morning rush-hour, and more than 1,000 riders were trapped when two trains became disabled due to power issues in a tunnel leading to New York’s Penn Station, according to the MTA.

There was a potential for delays and cancellations during the morning rush due to a third rail power issue in a East River Tunnel, the MTA first reported around 8 a.m.

Great start to the work week #lirr trains just sitting and waiting #lirrdelays #lirr #morningcommute

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