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Babylon Station Fatality Impacting Local Train Commute

MTA issues advisory for commuters to use alternate routes if possible.

The Long Island Railroad is advising commuters using the Montauk and Babylon branch lines to use alternate routes as a fatality at the Babylon station is causing delays and train service cancellations.

The MTA bulletin, posted at on its website, states the following:

Customers should allow extra travel time & anticipate delays and possible cancellations.

Here's the latest update on train times on the Babylon branch:

  • The 4:16PM train from Atlantic Terminal due Babylon at 5:28PM, is canceled in Atlantic Terminal because of congestion in Babylon from a police investigation.
  • The 4:34PM train from Penn due Babylon at 5:39PM, is canceled because of congestion caused by a police investigation of an unauthorized person on the tracks in Babylon.  Customers will be accommodated by the 4:37PM train from Penn due Babylon at 5:52PM, making all combined stops.
  • The 4:52PM train from Penn due Babylon at 5:55PM, is canceled because of congestion caused by a police investigation of a fatality at Babylon Station.  Customers will be accommodated by the 5:03PM train from Penn due Wantagh at 5:53PM, making all combined stops to Babylon.
  • The 5:13PM train from Penn due Babylon at 6:19PM, is canceled because of congestion caused by a police investigation of a fatality at Babylon Station.  Customers will be accommodated by the 5:19PM train from Penn due Wantagh at 6:06PM, making all combined stops to Babylon.
  • The 5:36PM train from Penn due Babylon at 6:40PM, is canceled because of a police investigation of a fatality at Babylon Station. Customers will be accommodated by the 5:40PM train from Penn due Seaford at 6:30PM, making all combined stops to Babylon.

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