LIRR back on track following signal problems

LIRR officials say a contractor for the East Side Access project accidentally cut a cable yesterday, knocking out signals in two of the four East

Signal problems in the East River tunnels temporarily suspended westbound service this afternoon.

Signal problems in the East River tunnels temporarily suspended westbound service this afternoon. (9/6/13)

HICKSVILLE - The Long Island Rail Road is expecting a normal commute Friday after a signal problem left commuters stranded for hours on Thursday.

There have been seven major problems on the LIRR since June due to mechanical problems.

LIRR officials say a contractor for the East Side Access project accidentally cut a cable yesterday, knocking out signals in two of the four East River tunnels.

Crews worked though the night making repairs.
 

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