Weather impacting mass transit

August 15, 2008 4:10:49 PM PDT
The Long Island Rail Road is reporting 20 to 30 minute delays in both directions on the Port Washington branch as a result of weather-related signal problems. Some trains have been cancelled and combined.

On Metro-North, big problems on the Hudson and Harlem Lines due to trees down across the tracks.

Service has been restored on the Hudson and Harlem lines. However, due to trees down on some tracks, there are residual delays of up to 30 minutes on the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven lines.

New York City transit officials also report debris on the tracks at the Baychester Avenue Station. There is no train service in both directions between the East 180th Street Station and the Eastchester-Dyre Avenue Station.

As an alternate, customers are advised to use the Bx12, Bx16, Bx26, Bx28 and the Bx30 buses to nearby train service.

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