Jul 30, 2014

Cash Only on the LIRR Saturday

12-hour cash and debit outage planned owing to a critical computer upgrade.

Cash Only on the LIRR Saturday

Riders on the Long Island Rail Road will have to use cash at the Syosset station between 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday.

A computer upgrade will knock out debit and credit card transactions at both windows and machines at dozens of stations, LIRR announced.

Carle Place, Cold Spring Harbor, Greenlawn, Kings Park, Merillon Avenue, New Hyde Park, Smithtown, St. James, and Westbury stations will also be out along the Port Jefferson line.

A second upgrade period will take place April 20 with the same outage hours.

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