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Service Diversions 09-18-15

Get a start on your weekend travel plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & […]

LIRR Anticipates Cancellations & Delays 09-15-15

The Long Island Railroad anticipates cancellations & delays during the upcoming PM rush due to the freight train derailment earlier this afternoon near Hicksville. Here is what they just had to say: Because of a freight train that derailed west of Hicksville Station this afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to anticipate […]

Service Diversions 09-11-15

Get a start on your weekend travel plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & […]

Limited G Train Service Due To Derailment

Shortly after 10:15 last night, the front two wheels on the first car of a Brooklyn-bound derailed south of the Hoyt-Schemerhorn Streets station. Due to this derailment, MTA NYC Transit has just literally announced that service will be limited on the. Here are the complete details: As a result of last night’s derailment north […]

NYC Transit Labor Day 2015 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2015 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 7. Because of the J’Ouvert Parade on Monday, September 7, from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. in Brooklyn, the Church […]

LIRR Labor Day 2015 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2015 service plan for the Long Island Railroad (LIRR): MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon trains from Penn Station on Friday, September 4, for customers planning an early getaway for the Labor Day weekend. There will be four extra Babylon trains, three extra Port Jefferson Branch trains, […]

Metro North Labor Day 2015 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2015 service plan for the Metro-North Railroad: 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 4, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September […]

SI Railway Labor Day 2015 Service Plan

Here is the Labor Day 2015 service plan for the Staten Island Railway: 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 4, with Staten Island Railway’s Early Departure Getaway schedule. This schedule means extra SIR […]

LIRR Anticipates Normal PM Rush Service

After the horror show that was LIRR service this morning, the agency just announced it anticipates normal PM rush service but with some possible delays. Here is more via the press release I received: The Long Island Rail Road anticipates operating on a normal schedule for this evening’s rush hour. LIRR electrical engineers have been […]

New LIRR Timetables Start Sept 8

The MTA Long Island Railroad (LIRR) has announced that new timetables will start on September 8th. Here are more details: Long Island Rail Road timetables will change on Tuesday, September 8, bringing better service and some temporary schedule adjustments related to track work. The timetables also allow for the railroad to run special trains to […]

34th St-Hudson Yards Station Opens Sept 13

Transit buffs circle September 13th on your calendar as this is the day the 34th Street-Hudson Yards station will open. I will try my best to make it out to the ribbon cutting ceremony depending on my schedule. xoxo Transit Blogger

NYC Transit Introduces Bike Racks

MTA NYC Transit is finally joining the biking evolution by introducing bike racks. The initial roll out will occur on two Staten Island bus routes. Here are more details: Starting on Sunday, September 6, MTA New York City Transit will add bicycle racks on two Staten Island bus routes, the first time that such equipment […]

Service Diversions 08-31-15

I apologize for not having the Service Diversions posted this weekend. However they have been updated for the current week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! […]

3 NYC Subway Train Operators Attacked

Saturday night was not a good one for 3 NYC Subway train operators who were attacked in separate incidents that occurred within a short time frame. The unfortunate events first began in Manhattan where a train operator was punched by a lowlife who opened his cab door at the Essex Street station. Dan Rivoli of […]

MTA Worker Commits Suicide In Subway Station

Sadly the weekend got off to a grim start in the world of transit as a MTA maintenance worker committed suicide after jumping in front of a Bronx-bound shortly before the afternoon rush hour on Friday. Rocco Parascandola of the New York Daily News has more: The MTA maintenance worker was killed Friday afternoon when […]

Sen Schumer Seeks $550M For Repairs

In a followup to the story of the U.S. District Court’s decision to cap the payout at $125M for Amtrak for superstorm Sandy damage, Senator Chuck Schumer is seeking $550M in unused superstorm Sandy funds to help Amtrak fund its proposed project to fix the East River tunnels. Newsday Transit Reporter Alfonso A. Castillo has […]

Payout Cap Could Cause LIRR Repair Delays

The fallout from superstorm Sandy continues to rear its ugly head in the tri-state area in terms of our transit infrastructure. One of those key pieces is the Amtrak owned East River Tunnels that the LIRR uses to & from Penn Station. Last year the much maligned Amtrak proposed plans to fix 2 of the […]

Garage Fees Rise At 2 LIRR Stations

LIRR riders have been echoing how they just can’t catch a financial break for quite sometime. Some riders at Mineola & Ronkonkoma will be shouting even louder as of September 1st when garage parking fees rise. News 12 Long Island has more in this brief report: MTA and Long Island Rail Road officials say parking […]

Service Diversions 08-21-15

Get a start on your weekend travel plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & […]

Metro North Receives $20M Federal Grant

Earlier today, the MTA announced that its Metro-North division has received a $20.8M federal grant to make the Hudson Line resilient against future Sandy like storms. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)...Show More Summary

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