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By David D. Morrison,David Keller

The manhattan Rail highway is the oldest railroad within the state nonetheless working lower than its unique identify. because the busiest railroad in North the USA, it includes 265,000 consumers each one weekday aboard 735 trains on eleven varied branches. The Port Jefferson department serves 10 stations from Hicksville to Port Jefferson and contains approximately 20 percentage of the railroad’s passenger site visitors over its 32 miles of tune. Hicksville Station is the positioning of the October eight, 1955, “End of Steam Ceremony,” whilst steam locomotives have been retired from provider. The oldest surviving station development developed by means of the manhattan Rail street is in this department at St. James. among 1895 and 1938, the department prolonged 10 miles east to Wading River. The department used to be now not electrified until eventually 1970 and that used to be simply to Huntington Station, east of that's served via diesel and dual-mode locomotives.

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