Full ser­vice back fol­low­ing week­end train derailment

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - LOCAL NEWS -

NEW HYDE PARK. >> Full ser­vice was re­stored in time for the Mon­day evening com­mute on the Long Is­land Rail Road fol­low­ing a week­end derailment.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the an­nounce­ment Mon­day af­ter­noon.

The Long Is­land Rail Road is run­ning a reg­u­lar week­day sched­ule for the evening on three af­fected branches.

State of­fi­cials say a 12car com­muter train and a work train per­form­ing track main­te­nance “sideswiped” each other Satur­day, caus­ing the com­muter train to de­rail east of New York City.

Thirty-three peo­ple were in­jured.

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