Angry LIRR riders take to social media to rant about nightmare commute

ByMike Waterhouse WABC logo
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
(Photo courtesy Bee Farl (@bee_farl / Twitter))
Photo courtesy Bee Farl (@bee_farl / Twitter)

NEW YORK (WABC) -- To say they were angry might be an understatement. LIRR riders took to social media Wednesday morning to let the world know they didn't appreciate the delays.

A power-related issue in Queens caused LIRR trains to be suspended, leaving riders waiting -- either on a stopped train or in the station.

We pulled together some of the most interesting rants we saw posted Wednesday morning:

The delays prompted some people post celebratory selfies when they finally made it to their destination:

The huge quantity of tweets caused #LIRR to trend nationally on Twitter:

Some riders found "friends" to help them get through the experience:

There's no shortage of crowded train station photos:

Or just people just waiting for their train:

One positive: Some used the delay to catch up on some sleep:

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