Two cars of the 8:56 p.m. train from Penn due at Babylon at 10:11 p.m. derailed just east of Jamaica near Archer Ave and Sutphin Boulevard.
We have been sitting just outside of Jamaica for about 45 minutes now. Lots of police officers on the train to assist. We were told they are attempting to cut the last four cars and proceed East. If that fails, we will have a “rescue train”. pic.twitter.com/9zKWpNA4cB— Stephanie Tatton (@stephanietatton) November 23, 2019
There were approximately 600 passengers on board the train at the time, according to the LIRR
Crews were on the scene assisting and giving out water while they waited for the rescue train to arrive.
No injuries were reported, but there were many delays and cancellations.
The cause of the derailment is under investigation.
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