NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island Rail Road train derailed near New Hyde Park around 9:10 p.m. Saturday.
A Huntington-bound train derailed a half mile east of the New Hyde Park station. The passenger train collided with an LIRR work train.
The first three cars of the 12-car passenger train derailed and the work train caught fire.
Ronkonkoma Branch Customers
Service Change Posted: 10/09/2016 1:06AM
The LIRR has established limited alternate service to/from Ronkonkoma & Huntington/Pt. Jeff. branches with a diesel shuttle train that will operate between Hicksville and Babylon, with train transfers at Hicksville to/from the Ronk. & Pt. Jeff. branches.
adamj023 wrote:So many railroad accidents lately. Metro North, LIRR, Amtrak, NJ Transit, MTA subway. Amtrak also had a work train fouling the tracks which killed transit workers. I remember it vividly since Steve Forbes was on that train.
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