Published: Mon, January 25, 2016
U.S. | By Eddie Scott

North trains to start, LIRR service still suspended

North trains to start, LIRR service still suspended

The MTA says the goal is to bring back service for the Monday morning commute.

"Hopefully we can restore the larger branches such as the Babylon line, Ronkonkoma line and Huntington line, for people to travel". Partial service will also be offered on the Montauk branch as far as Speonk. Representatives were in the process of contacting passengers who had reservations on affected trains to help them make new plans, it said on Sunday.

Cars can hit the road again in NY, where a travel ban instituted because of the historic blizzard has been lifted - but don't try to ride the rails on Long Island.

Heavy snow, which started to fall on Long Island shortly before midnight, continued to accumulate early Saturday morning. There were two storm-related deaths on Long Island.

Bus service in the five boroughs, suspended in the midst of the raging snow and wind, is back in action, but "expect delays, route changes and other deviations from normal Sunday service", Cuomo's office says. When police arrived a neighbor was giving the man CPR. The officer took over administrating CPR until the Kings Park Fire Department came and transported the victim to St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown, where the man died.

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