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Long late night (T-12)

July 21st, 2010  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter shared this message 12 minutes before NJT did.

Clever Commute [7:52 PM] – PJ service stalled – signals out east of NP

MTA [8:05 PM] – LIRR’s Port Jefferson Branch is experiencing 15 to 20 minute delays due to storm-related conditions. Service is temporarily suspended between Stonybrook and Port Jefferson

Gate-crasher (T-44)

June 10th, 2010  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter shared this message 44 minutes before MTA did.

Clever Commute [6:57 AM] – Broken crossing gate west of brentwood.  Slow trains thru area
MTA  [7:41 AM] – The 7:04 AM from Ronkonkoma due NY 8:19 AM is 13 minutes late at Deer Park due to a broken crossing gate in Brentwood requiring reduced speeds.

Terminal condition (T-16)

April 15th, 2010  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter shared this message 16 minutes before MTA did.

Clever Commute [4:59 PM] – Massive delays in LIRR: many trains cx and penn sta packed

NJ Transit [5:15 PM] – There are 15-20 minute delays out of Penn Station with some canceled trains as a result of signal and switch problems at the terminal.

Ja-makin-me-crazy (T-4)

April 9th, 2010  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter shared this message 4 minutes before MTA did.

Clever Commute [4:22 PM] – Signal problems just east of Jamaica

MTA [4:26 PM] – Eastbound service is temporarily suspended through Jamaica due to signal problems

I(slip)ed up on this (T-39)

March 24th, 2010  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter shared this message 39 minutes before MTA did.

Clever Commute [7:03 AM] – 639 to penn 15 mins late at CI. MTA police activity at crossing just east of CI station

MTA  [7:42 AM] – The Ronkonkoma Branch has delays of 10 to 15 minutes due to a signal problem in Central Islip.

Tree time (T-5)

February 25th, 2010  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter relayed this message 5 minutes before NJ Transit did.

Clever Commute [9:45 PM] – Tree down south of Beacon at 20:30, numerous trains being held in stations

MTA [9:50 PM] – Hudson Line trains are experiencing delays of up to 90 mins. between Cold Spring and Poughkeepsie due to a downed tree south of Beacon.

Snow-go (T-5)

December 21st, 2009  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter relayed this message 5 minutes before MTA did.

Clever Commute [6:48 AM] -  6:24 Ronk train leaves at 6:40. Parking lot not plowed either

MTA [6:53 AM] – The 6:24 AM from Ronkonkoma due NY 7:30 AM is 19 minutes late due to equipment trouble

Saturday night’s allright (T-28)

December 19th, 2009  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter relayed this message 28 minutes before MTA did.

Clever Commute [9:37 PM] -  Limited service being restored on Babylon branch.

MTA [10:05 PM] – Service is restored in both directions on the Babylon Branch with delays of up to 2 hours

On the “Hunt” (T-14)

December 14th, 2009  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter relayed this message 14 minutes before MTA did.

Clever Commute [7:37 AM] -  7:32 Hunt to Hntrspnt late 10 min

MTA [7:51 PM] – The 7:32 AM from Huntington due Hunters Point 8:30 AM is 12 minutes late due to an earlier train with equipment trouble

East is West (T-10)

December 7th, 2009  |  Published in examples, LIRR

A Clever Commuter relayed this message 10 minutes before MTA did.

By the way, how can LIRR have “eastbound delays into NY”?

Clever Commute [9:05 AM] – 5 to ten minute delays into Penn due to earlier incident

MTA [9:15 PM] – There are 15 to 20 minute eastbound delays into NY & scattered 10 to 15 minute westbound delays out of NY, due to smoke in one of the East River tunnels