| Aug 25, 2010
| 5:59 PM
MEDIA ADVISORY: LIRR CUSTOMERS ARE ADVISED TO EXPECT CANCELED TRAINS, DELAYS FOR THURSDAY'S AM & PM RUSH HOURS, AUGUST 26
MTA Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to expect significant schedule changes and delays during Thursday's morning and...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 7:21 PM
A 2007 analysis of Long Island Rail Road infrastructure sharply criticized the antiquated switch and signal system that was crippled during Monday's electrical fire. Authored by a former president of Metro North, the report claims LIRR leaders missed a...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:38 AM
Long Island Rail Road passengers face Day 4 of major schedule changes and delays as repair work continues on a damaged switching tower.
LIRR says 75 percent of its 144 trains will be running Thursday morning on the nation's largest commuter railroad....
| Sep 13, 2010
| 12:02 PM
The elimination of Long Island Railroad trains began today.
To add insult to injury fare hikes are on the way, so riders will be forced to pay more for less.
The railroad says the service cuts are necessary to close a 900 million dollar budget gap, less...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 7:57 PM
The LIRR anticipates the restoration of AM rush hour service to Penn Station through Jamaica with some cancellations possible.
However, service on the Port Washington Branch remains suspended and may not be restored by the morning rush. Port Washington...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 6:33 PM
Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, which is a major subway and Long Island Rail Road hub, was the showcase for new, high-tech signs today. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority temporarily installed help centers and giant television screens which...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 7:59 AM
The New York City Department of Transportation has closed several streets in Manhattan for the City's annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday. Several government agencies and businesses are also closed for the holiday.
The 66th Annual Columbus Day Parade...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 1:27 PM
A Long Island Railroad engineer accused of allowing a passenger to drive the train, made a deal with Nassau prosecutors Tuesday and pleaded to a lesser charge.
Ronald Cabrera, 41, of Port Jefferson, admitted to allowing the William Kutsch, 48, into the...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:37 PM
The LIRR announced that service is being restored after Monday's suspensions, but riders should expect delays.
According to the LIRR website "limited LIRR service has been restored on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay, and Hempstead Branches...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Polling places in Nassau County, Long Island closed at 9PM despite the pleas from some voters to stay open longer. The county's Board of Elections cited paying overtime for workers and security in a bond referendum election that has cost the county $2.2...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 12:01 PM
Flood watches and advisories remain in effect Monday for the tri-state area, a day after record rainfall prompted power outages, airport delays and service disruptions throughout the area.
According to forecasters, Central Park was hit with three...