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LIRR crew commended for returning passenger’s case containing $9,000

(Source: NBC New York, September 3, 2019)

LONG ISLAND, New York — Honesty is the best policy for an MTA conductor and crew working an LIRR train Thursday. The crew unexpectedly found themselves in the possession of $9,000 after a passenger on the 5:19 p.m. Atlantic Terminal to Hempstead train apparently left behind a large parcel with a smaller envelope inside containing the jaw-dropping sum of money. General Chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Kevin Sexton said that “although remarkable, the actions of the locomotive engineer and train crew are not surprising. LIRR employees go above and beyond their duties on a daily basis and this is another example of that.”

Full story: NBC New York

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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