What to Know
- LIRR service was suspended on the Montauk Branch each of Patchogue after a train heading to Montauk sideswiped another train
- Service east of Patchogue is expected to be suspended all day, according to LIRR
- Customers are being advised to use alternate branches or other forms of transportation
Trains to the Hamptons resumed Memorial Day after a derailment snarled travel to the popular resort area during the holiday weekend, the Long Island Rail Road says.
The LIRR tweeted Monday morning that train service on the Montauk Branch was operating on or close to schedule.
The LIRR tweeted earlier that the derailment happened after a low-speed collision between a Montauk-bound passenger train and a work train at around 4 a.m. Saturday near Speonk. One car on each train derailed. No one was injured.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said track damage was extensive.
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