Long Island Rail Road service disrupted by downed power line on tracks

HICKSVILLE, Long Island (WABC) -- Some Long Island Rail Road service was disrupted Monday evening due to a downed power line on the tracks west of Hicksville.

Service was temporarily suspended in both directions on the Ronkonkoma, Huntington/Port Jefferson and Oyster Bay branches.

Service was restored later in the evening with scattered delays.

It took crews about three hours to secure and clear the downed line. LIRR personnel checked for any track or signal damage.

An investigation is underway into what caused the incident.

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