Transit LIRR service restored between Queens and Penn Station The Long Island Rail Road temporarily suspended service westbound from Queens to Penn Station due to a third-rail problem on Dec. 29, 2016. It has since been restored. Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin By amNY.com staff Updated December 29, 2016 6:36 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email LIRR service has been restored between Queens and Penn Station following suspensions caused by a third-rail problem in one of the East River tunnels. Manhattan-bound service was suspended from Jamaica and Woodside to Penn Station about 4 p.m. Service resumed shortly after 6 p.m. NYC Transit was cross-honoring fares on the subway to accommodate passengers. By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.