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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 […]

LIRR Labor Day 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2016 service plan for the Long Island Rail Road: MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early afternoon trains from Penn Station on Friday, September 2 for customers planning an early getaway for the Labor Day Weekend. The additional trains will depart from Penn Station between 1:49 p.m. and […]

Metro North Labor Day 2016 Service Plan

Here is the Metro-North Labor Day 2016 service plan: MTA Metro?North Railroad doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro?North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, September 2, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 5. On Friday, […]

SI Railway Labor Day 2016 Service Plan

The 2016 Labor Day holiday is right around the corner. Here is the Staten Island Railway service plan for it: Staten Island Railway (SIR) customers looking to get a head start on their three-day weekend will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service on Friday, September 2, with Staten Island Railway’s Early Departure […]

MTA Completes Croton-Harmon Upgrades

Early yesterday afternoon, Gov. Cuomo announced that the MTA Metro-North Railroad has completed $3.6M in station upgrades to the Croton-Harmon station. Here is more via the official press release I received: Governor Andrew M. CuomoShow More Summary

MTA Completes Some LIRR Track Laying

One of the big LIRR projects that will help a multitude of riders is the addition of an extra track on the Ronkonkoma line between Farmingdale & Ronkonkoma. When the project is completed fully, the agency will be able to provide every half hour service on the line compared to the hourly service provided now. […]

MTA eTix Debuts System Wide On LIRR

Two words can describe this next story, “ABOUT TIME” as the MTA has debuted its eTix mobile platform system wide on the LIRR. The platform enables customers on all LIRR lines to buy tickets on their phone & validate them for use before boarding the train. This will be a huge benefit when rushing for […]

Buses Replace Trains On Ronkonkoma Line

LIRR Ronkonkoma Line riders make note that buses will replace trains between Farmingdale & Ronkonkoma this weekend. Here are the complete details via the press release I received: Buses will replace trains on the Long Island Rail Road’s Ronkonkoma Branch between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma for 48-hours over the weekend of August 20-21 for track work […]

Buses Replace Trains On Harlem Line

Buses will once again replace trains on the Metro North’s Harlem Line between Southeast & Wassaic this weekend. Here are the details via the press release sent to me: After 10 p.m. on Friday, August 19, buses will replace select trains on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem Line at all stations between Wassaic and Southeast. From Saturday, […]

MTA To Close Canarsie Tunnel For 18 Months

L train riders knew that one way or another their commute would be altered due to the closing of the Canarsie Tunnel. The main question was how extreme it would be as would the closure be spread out over a period of time while letting some service through or would it be done over a […]

Service Diversions 07-22-16

I have just updated the Service Diversions for the weekend & 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

Bus Service Coming To Hudson Line

The MTA Metro-North Railroad has just announced that substitute bus service will run between the Philipse Manor and Ossining Stations due to the next phase in the Sandy rehab project. Here are more details via the press release I received: MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that the next phase of the Railroad’s Superstorm Sandy Resiliency […]

MTA eTix App Coming To Harlem Line

Just a short time ago, the MTA announced that its eTix app will be available to riders of the Metro-North’s Harlem Line as of this upcoming Monday. Here are more details via the press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that MTA eTix, the ticketing app that allows Metro-North Railroad and […]

Metro North Ticket Policy Changes

Just a short time ago, the MTA Metro-North Railroad announced some ticket policy changes due to the Tappan Zee Bridge closure. Here are the details via the press release I received: Metro-North Railroad today announced that because of this afternoon’s crane accident and closure of the Tappan Zee Bridge, a number of changes to ticketing […]

Gov Cuomo Reveals Ambitious Subway Plan

Just a short time ago, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed his ambitious subway plan that includes redesigned subway cars & stations. Here is more via the official press release I received: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the design features of 1,025 new and reimagined subway cars – including vital enhancements to the […]

LIRR PM Rush Advisory

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has just issued a PM rush hour advisory due to the derailed maintenance car incident from earlier: MTA Long Island Rail Road customers should expect delays and possible cancellations for this evenings rush hour. Repairs are ongoing, but may not be fully completed before the evening rush. We will […]

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