LIRR ticket machines back up after morning troubles

Officials from the Long Island Rail Road say their ticket machines are working properly again this afternoon, after a system malfunction caused issues during the

WOODBURY - Officials from the Long Island Rail Road say their ticket machines are working properly again this afternoon, after a system malfunction caused issues during the morning rush.

The machines were only accepting cash this morning. The railroad says a glitch in its computer systems prevented machines from accepting debt or credit cards.

An LIRR spokesman says the problem mostly affected commuters who were attempting to buy single-use tickets.

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