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NEW YORK – A Long Island Rail Road conductor returned $107,000 worth of engagement rings he found on a train Thursday.

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Jonathon Yellowday, an assistant conductor with the Long Island Rail Road, was working on the 6:11 p.m. train from Penn Station to Port Washington when he found a yellow plastic bag filled with dozens of engagement rings, WABC reported.

He got on the next train back to Penn Station and turned the bag over to Metropolitan Transportation Authority police. The rings belonged to jeweler Ed Eleasian, who was on his way home and did not realize he had forgotten the bag on the train. The rings were returned to him Friday.

Yellowday said he has never found anything so valuable during his seven years with the railroad. On Friday, he was praised for his actions.

“Not only did you find and return these 36 rings, but just think about the happiness of 36 couples down the road that will be joined together in happiness, and they’ll have a story to tell,” Phil Eng, Long Island Rail Road president, said in a release.

Eleasian hugged Yellowday when they met.

“I could only imagine what you were going through yesterday when you realized that you didn’t have your jewelry,” Yellowday said. “You know when you get on the 6:11 you’re in good hands.”