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Long Island Rail Road

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  • Long Island Preparing For Worst Of Irene, Evacuations Begin

    Long Island Preparing For Worst Of Irene, Evacuations Begin
    With Hurricane Irene on the way, Long Island is bracing for the worst while hoping for the best. With storm surges in Amittyville on the south shore expected to reach 4-8 feet, many neighbors who live near South Oyster Bay are bringing boats to the...
  • Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuations For Low-Lying Areas Of NYC

    Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuations For Low-Lying Areas Of NYC
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't taking any chances with Hurricane Irene, ordering a first-ever mandatory evacuation for all New Yorkers living in low-lying areas of the city. Bloomberg said residents living in Zone-A SEE ALL NEW YORK CITY...
  • Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday

    Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday
    While an exact time for complete MTA service to be restored is unknown, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Jay Walder announced that restoration will begin at 6 a.m. Monday. The restoration plan will have some lines on the subways, buses and...
  • LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike

    LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike
    There are going to be some residual delays on the Long Island Rail Road due to a lightning strike near Jamaica station Thursday afternoon. Commuters can expect delays of 30 to 60 minutes this morning, according to the MTA. Trains are operating with...
  • Will LIRR Upgrades Cause More Delays?

    Will LIRR Upgrades Cause More Delays?
    Significant upgrades to LIRR infrastructure begin this weekend. But after a lightning strike and subsequent signal problems shut down most of the system Thursday night, stranding thousands of passengers, can they trust the railroad to keep its word that...
  • LIRR: Amtrak Derailment To Mess Up AM Rush [VIDEO]

    LIRR: Amtrak Derailment To Mess Up AM Rush [VIDEO]
  • LIRR Headache Lingers: Disruptions Thru Wednesday At Least

    LIRR Headache Lingers: Disruptions Thru Wednesday At Least
    There are more delays, cancellations, diversions -- and headaches -- on the Long Island Railroad yet again, and the problem is not going away for at least another couple of days. The reason is that the same problem that made a mess of Monday's commute has...
  • 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...
  • Area Businesses Closed Due To Blizzard

    Area Businesses Closed Due To Blizzard
    The massive winter storm has closed businesses and offices in our area. All state courts and administrative offices in New Jersey are closed on Monday . They are expected to reopen on Tuesday. New Jersey government offices are also closed. Officials...
  • Airports Open, New York Struggles To Dig Out From Blizzard

    Airports Open, New York Struggles To Dig Out From Blizzard
    When Angela Madsen was pulled off her plane and her wheelchair stayed on board, she knew she was in for a rough night. The paraplegic athlete struggled to get into the bathrooms at Kennedy Airport. Turning the wheels on her borrowed wheelchair strained...
  • Limited Service Restored To NYC Public Transit Lines

    Limited Service Restored To NYC Public Transit Lines
    As the Tri-State area recovers from Sunday's blizzard, straphangers can expect delays, limited service and suspensions during Tuesday morning's rush hour commute on the rails. The Long Island Rail Road suspended its service on Monday, and has since...