Update 7:40 p.m.: The LIRR is resuming regular east and westbound train service to/from Penn Station. Customers should anticipate some delays and cancellations as a result of the earlier service suspension at Penn Station due to Amtrak switching problems.
Update 7 p.m.: Limited eastbound service has been restored at Penn Station. Customers can anticipate hourly service on four branches with trains to Babylon, Huntington, Ronkonkoma and Port Washington. Westbound service to Penn remains suspended. Customers are being provided with free transfers to the E train at Jamaica for service to Penn.
The Long Island Rail Road has temporarily suspended service to and from Penn Station due to an Amtrak switching problem.
This issue affects all branches.
According to the MTA website, "Amtrak crews are working to repair the problem. Customers at Penn are advised to take the 2 or 3 subway train to Atlantic Terminal for eastbound LIRR trains."
NYC Transit is cross honoring LIRR tickets at Penn and Jamaica stations. There is currently no access into Penn Station.
LIRR service was last suspended for several days during Hurricane Sandy and again during the nor'easter a week later.