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Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Did Deferred Maintenance Contribute to LIRR Derailment?
A derailment just west of the busy Jamaica station Sunday played havoc with Long Island Rail Road operations for two days this week. WCBS-TV reports that a former Metropolitan Transportation Authority board member fears that deferred maintenance resulting from budget cuts might have contributed to the incident.