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LIRR service back to normal

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Service on the Long Island Railroad was on or close to schedule Monday following third rail trouble during the morning rush.

15 peak trains were canceled, combined or diverted due to third rail issues in an East River tunnel. An LIRR train was disabled in the Amtrak-operated tunnel.

By late Monday morning, LIRR was on or close to schedule in and out of Penn Station.

On NJ Transit, Northeast Corridor trains were affected due to a downed wire near Hamilton and Princeton Junction. Trains were on or close to schedule for the afternoon and evening rush.

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