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LIRR Adds More Trains for the Evening Commute

by Associated Press
Snow removal from LIRR tracks.

MTAPhotos, Flickr 

Eight extra trains will help with evening rush hour.

The Long Island Rail Road says it is adding eight trains to the Wednesday evening schedule.
The announcement comes after the railroad operated on a limited weekend schedule for the morning commute.
That was necessary because of a snowstorm Tuesday that dumped up to a foot of snow in the region.
The LIRR says the eight eastbound trains will be added to the schedule of trains leaving Penn Station between 3:32 and 6:09.
The railroad says it plans to resume regular weekday service on Thursday.
Because of the severe cold temperatures, LIRR station waiting rooms will remain open around-the-clock through Friday afternoon.



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