All eastbound LIRR trains canceled, delayed amid broken rail in East River Tunnel

NEW YORK — The MTA has canceled 13 Long Island Rail Road trains at the height of the Wednesday evening commute as they work to fix a broken rail near one of Amtrak’s East River Tunnels.

Between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m., all eastbound service from Penn Station is canceled, the MTA posted to their website.

Amtrak crews are on the scene working to repair the rail. They do not expect it will be fixed by the start of the afternoon rush hour.

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