A commuter stops for a complimentary coffee and donut served by Homewood staff members early Monday, March 13, the first day of construction disruptions at the Homewood train station. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
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Homewood offers coffee, donuts to ease transition as train station construction disrupts commuting routines

Some commuters were ready for the closure of the east entrance to the Homewood train station on Monday, March 13, but some were caught off guard and found the doors to the Harwood Avenue headhouse blocked.

Those riders had to drive or walk to the west side of the station to catch their trains, and there was a trail of footprints in a fresh dusting of snow on Harwood Avenue, under the viaduct and south on Park Avenue to indicate more than a few took the latter option.

Homewood staff hoped to ease the disruption . . .

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