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Nightmare Commute This Morning

Thousands of rider had a nightmare commute this morning to begin the work week as delays occurred on 8 lines due to frozen pipes causing water to spill on to the tracks at the W. 4th St.-Washington Square station. I spoke with a few friends this morning who expressed how many stations had people literally […]

LIRR Accident & Service Update

As you most likely know by now, the MTA Long Island Rail Road had an accident earlier this morning when a Far Rockaway train derailed at Atlantic Terminal. Here is the latest accident & service update: Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast provided media with an update on this […]

Merry Christmas!!!!

I would like to wish each & every single reader of Transit Blogger a MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!! I hope you have an amazing day with whomever you are spending the day with! xoxo Transit Blogger

NYC Transit Christmas 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Christmas 2016 service plan for MTA NYC Transit: Also for holiday travelers, as part of the Port Authority’s measures to alleviate roadway congestion at LaGuardia Airport during the Peak Holiday Travel Rush, the MTA’s LaGuardia Link Q70 Select Bus Service will be fare free on Thursday, December 22, and Friday, December 23. […]

LIRR Christmas 2016 Service Info

Here is the Christmas 2016 service info for the MTA Long Island Rail Road: MTA Long Island Rail Road is adding 13 trains to its regular eastbound afternoon schedule from Penn Station on Friday, December 23, to accommodate the large number of customers leaving work early to get a head start on their holiday weekend. […]

Metro-North Christmas 2016 Service Info

Here is the Christmas 2016 service plan info for the MTA Metro-North Railroad: On Friday, December 23, Metro?North will be on a regular weekday schedule with 18 additional early getaway trains departing Grand Central Terminal between 12:58 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. There will be a normal a.m. peak, but a reduced p.m. peak after 5 […]

SI Railway Christmas 2016 Service Info

Here is the Christmas 2016 service plan information for the MTA Staten Island Railway: Friday December 23: Staten Island Railway customers looking to get a head start on the Christmas holiday will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service with the Staten Island Railway’s Early Departure Getaway schedule. Extra SIR trains will be […]

NYC Transit Thanksgiving 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2016 service plan for MTA NYC Transit: New York City Subways New York City subways will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. The closest subway stations to the start of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade are the Subway at 79 Street and the Subway at 81 Street. There […]

LIRR Thanksgiving 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2016 service plan for the MTA Long Island Rail Road: Off-Peak Fares in Effect Thursday thru Sunday As a holiday bonus, the LIRR will offer tickets at off-peak prices over the four-day weekend Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27. Additionally, the Railroad’s Family Fare Discount will be in […]

Metro-North Thanksgiving 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2016 service plan for the MTA Metro-North Railroad: Wednesday, November 23, the Day Before Thanksgiving Historically, the day before Thanksgiving is the heaviest travel day of the year for Metro-North customers. On Wednesday, November 23, there will be 18 early getaway trains that depart Grand Central Terminal during the mid-day. The […]

SI Railway Thanksgiving 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2016 service plan for the Staten Island Railway: Staten Island Railway customers looking to get a head start on the Thanksgiving Day holiday will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service on Wednesday, November 23 with MTA Staten Island Railway’s Early Departure Getaway schedule.  Extra SIR trains will be […]

Vintage Subway Trains Back For Holidays

MTA NYC Transit will once again be rolling out the vintage train cars for riders to enjoy this holiday season. Here is more via the official press release I received: MTA New York City Transit and the New York Transit Museum are putting extra magic on the rails with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s annual holiday […]

Metro North To Provide Buses For Select Trains

On October 19th & 21st, MTA Metro-North Railroad will be providing bus service for select off-peak Waterbury Branch trains. Here are the details via the press release I received: MTA Metro-North Railroad will provide substitute bus service for select, off-peak Waterbury Branch trains on Wednesday, October 19 and Friday, October 21. Southbound buses will operate […]

Service Diversions 10-13-16

I have just updated the Service Diversions through the end of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! xoxo Transit Blogger

LIRR Train Derailment

Catching up on transit news from the last few days, the world of rail transportation had another black eye over the weekend as a LIRR commuter train derailed after sideswiping a maintenance train just east of the New Hyde Park station. Sarah Maslin Nir & Emily Palmer of the New York Times has more: Thirty-three […]

W Train To Return In November

Astoria/Ditmars Blvd-bound W departing the 36th Ave station. train line fans rejoice as your favorite Astoria line stepchild is returning to its oh so glorious roots when the MTA returns it to service on November 7th. The line will be returning back to the service hours & route it operated on prior to its cut […]

Investments In LIRR Central Hubs

Catching up on some transit news, Gov. Cuomo announced the major investment of millions of dollars into projects for LIRR central hubs Hicksville & Jamaica. Here are the details via the press release I received: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced major capital investments to improve two key stations on the Long Island Rail Road’s […]

MTA Launches Phase 2 Of Track Sweeping

Just a short time ago the MTA announced the launch of Phase 2 of Operation Track Sweep. Here are the details via the official press release: The MTA today announced that it has begun Phase 2 of Operation Track Sweep, its multi-pronged plan to dramatically reduce the amount of trash on subway tracks, and in […]

Service Diversions 09-06-16

I have just updated the Service Diversions for the week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! xoxo Transit Blogg...

NYC Transit Labor Day 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2016 service plan for NYC Transit: MTA New York City Transit subways and buses and MTA Bus Company buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. Because of the J’Ouvert Parade on Monday, September 5, from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. in Brooklyn, the Church […]

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