Train Wreck - Train Derailment

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Re: Train Wreck - Train Derailment

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Post by Volkonski » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:20 pm

LIRR Service Suspended On 6 Branches
BREAKING: The nasty weather has led to service suspensions on six LIRR branches during the evening rush.


https://patch.com/new-york/riverhead/s/ ... ult-widget
If you need to take the Long Island Rail Road home this evening, you are going to want to take a few deep breaths.

Service on the Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Hempstead branches is currently suspended due to weather-related signal trouble near Queens Village, the railroad said. Additionally, Babylon and Montauk branches are suspended due to fallen utility wires across the tracks near Freeport.

"Customers are advised to delay traveling at this time," the LIRR said on its website.

No estimate has been given on when service may be restored.
And that's most of the LIRR. :(


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Re: Train Wreck - Train Derailment

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Post by Volkonski » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:09 am

The Railroad Muesum of Long Island has a new website-

http://rmli.us/


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Re: Train Wreck - Train Derailment

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Post by AndyinPA » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:57 am

Volkonski wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:09 am
The Railroad Muesum of Long Island has a new website-

http://rmli.us/
That looks like a nice museum. We toured a great one in Sacramento last summer.



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Re: Train Wreck - Train Derailment

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Post by Volkonski » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:17 am

AndyinPA wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:57 am
Volkonski wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:09 am
The Railroad Muesum of Long Island has a new website-

http://rmli.us/
That looks like a nice museum. We toured a great one in Sacramento last summer.
It is a nice museum. It is run by soley by volunteers who do everything from sweeping the floors to repairing the cars and engines.


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Re: Train Wreck - Train Derailment

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Post by AndyinPA » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:42 am

Volkonski wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:17 am
AndyinPA wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:57 am
Volkonski wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:09 am
The Railroad Muesum of Long Island has a new website-

http://rmli.us/
That looks like a nice museum. We toured a great one in Sacramento last summer.
It is a nice museum. It is run by soley by volunteers who do everything from sweeping the floors to repairing the cars and engines.
Most of the train museums, and even some of the scenic railroads, are run by volunteers, as I'm sure you know. It's pure love that drives them. :)



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Re: Train Wreck - Train Derailment

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Post by Volkonski » Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:12 pm

LIRR Train Strikes Car
BREAKING: Service is suspended on three LIRR branches after the fiery collision Friday night.


https://patch.com/new-york/mineola/lirr ... trikes-car
According to Nassau Police, a non-passenger LIRR train struck the car at the Mineola train station located at Main Street and Willis Avenue at 7:50 p.m. The car and part of a nearby building caught fire.

The driver of the car was able to escape before the collision. News 12 has reported that the car stalled on the tracks.

:snippity:

LIRR service is temporarily suspended east of Mineola in both directions on the Huntington/Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches, the LIRR said on its website at 8:50 p.m. Commuters are urged to use alternate branches such as Hempstead or Babylon/Montauk if possible.

The Mineola station is likely to be out of service through the weekend due to extensive track damage caused by the crash, police said.


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Re: Train Wreck - Train Derailment

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Post by Bill_G » Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:35 pm

We just get cars driving into the train tunnel two miles before getting the stuffing knocked out of them so badly, they can't run anymore. I haz pitchers sumplase.



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