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Long Island Rail Road

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  • NJ Transit, LIRR Shuffle Service In Wake Of Snow Storm

    NJ Transit, LIRR Shuffle Service In Wake Of Snow Storm
    As another major winter storm hits our area, officials are taking the proper precautions on the roads and rails. The National Weather service warns the Tri-State area could be in for significant snow, sleet, and ice accumulations. The storm has the...
  • Commuter Rails, Buses Adjust Service Due To Snow

    Commuter Rails, Buses Adjust Service Due To Snow
    Today's snow storm is hindering commuter traffic of all sorts. According to the New Jersey Transit website, bus service for all routes North of I-495 is suspended until further notice. All trains on the Port Jervis Line have been suspended. Call (800)...
  • Weekend Commuters To Expect Service Disruptions On Subway, LIRR

    Weekend Commuters To Expect Service Disruptions On Subway, LIRR
    Weekend commuters can expect several service changes on numerous subway lines and the Long Island Railroad as maintenance work continues. The MTA says the affected lines will be rerouted or replaced with shuttle buses for certain stretches. The only...
  • Man Hit by LIRR Train; Service Temporarily Suspended

    Man Hit by LIRR Train; Service Temporarily Suspended
    The evening commute on the Ronkonkoma Branch of the Long Island Railroad was brought to a grinding halt on Tuesday when an eastbound train struck a man. The incident occurred around 6:40 p.m.near the Brentwood station. According to police, the victim was...
  • MTA Revenues Show $343 Million Shortfall

    MTA Revenues Show $343 Million Shortfall
    Despite a $2.26 billion state bailout this year, New York City's transit system is facing a reported shortfall that may total $343 million. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's revenues are the concern. Revenues from the payroll tax for the...
  • MTA Approves Budget Cuts; Service May be Slashed

    MTA Approves Budget Cuts; Service May be Slashed
    A plan by the cash-strapped MTA to reduce bus and subway service is one step closer to becoming a reality. The MTA finanance committee approved wide-ranging service reductions on Monday, which are said to include the elimination of the W and Z subway...
  • Protesters Lash Out Against Proposed MTA Service Cuts

    Protesters Lash Out Against Proposed MTA Service Cuts
    Several protests were staged around the city Tuesday in response to the possibility of sweeping service cuts to several subways and bus lines. The Metropolitan Transportation Agency finance committee approved wide-ranging service reductions on Monday,...
  • Casino Coming to Long Island?

    Casino Coming to Long Island?
    The federal government gave preliminary approval Tuesday to recognize a small tribe of Indians based on Long Island - making the possibility for the tribe to open up a casino one step closer to reality. "It has been a long time coming," Randy King...
  • 150 Passengers Rescued On Stranded LIRR Train; Delays Expected

    150 Passengers Rescued On Stranded LIRR Train; Delays Expected
    About 150 people were stranded on a Long Island Railroad train from more than five hours Sunday, due to a combination of snow drifts, icing, traffic problems and equipment failures. The Ronkonkoma-bound train left Penn Station at 2:53 a.m. Sunday, and...
  • Delays Plague LIRR After Snowy Weekend

    Delays Plague LIRR After Snowy Weekend
    The Long Island Rail Road resumed normal service Monday afternoon after commuters faced major travel problems this morning and over the weekend when a blizzard hit the area. The LIRR says there are scattered delays in both directions on the Babylon and...
  • Blizzard Closes Airports, Travelers Stranded

    Three of the nation's busiest airports all but shut down, more than 1,400 flights were canceled and the nation's largest commuter rail system suspended services Sunday as a blizzard churned across New York City and Long Island. Officials throughout the...