In the 20 years since the Long Island Railroad Massacre, an entire generation has lived in the era of mass murder
Siemens Rail Automation, in partnership with Bombardier Transportation, has won a $428m contract to develop, test and deploy a new positive train control carborne system on the Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road commuter lines of the Metr…
AA Plaza, the crowded, chaotic, and blissfully cheap food stall underneath the Flushing Long Island Railroad station, has closed.
Such an idea exists. In 1996, the Regional Plan Association proposed converting little-used freight lines, the Long Island Railroad’s Bay Ridge line and the New York Connecting Railroad in Queens, into a subway-linked "beltway" called the Triboro RX line. [ more › ]
Former Long Island Rail Road worker Donald Alevas of Patchogue pleaded guilty Monday to lying to get federal disability benefits, making him the 26th person to admit being part of a scheme to defraud the Railroad Retirement Board.
Two trespassers on the tracks were struck and killed by a Long Island Railroad train in Queens. There’s no immediate indication of what the duo was doing on the tracks.
In case you were under the impression that subway etiquette does not extend to the Long Island Railroad, a tipster sent us a photo of a passenger using a crowded LIRR car (on the Montauk line) as her own traveling mattress this morning. [ more › ]
A man in his 20s was killed this morning by a Long Island Railroad train while cycling through a railroad crossing. [ more › ]
In this blog, Capt. Subway has written that we should run the R subway on the unused Rockaway Beach Branch of the Long Island Railroad, and I've written that we should run Select Bus Service on the parallel Woodhaven Boulevard.On one...Show More Summary
By Microcap Bargin Hunter: Company overview The Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (PWX) is a regional freight railroad operating in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. The company transports a wide varietyShow More Summary
The New Republic's massive look at The Hell of American Day Care. Hunger striking at Guantánamo Bay. Dangerously misguided "orphan theology". When railroad workers get hurt on the job: then and now, which is still a lot like then. This...Show More Summary
The only documented underground railway site on the island of Manhattan is the Gibbons Underground Railway Site at what used to be known as Lamartine Place, 339 West 29th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues.
Honoring: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad for escaping slaves. Charles Young and the Buffalo Soldiers. The Rio Grande del Norte in New Mexico. The San Juan Islands off Washington State. The state of Delaware. Delaware is my home state, so I'm pleased to see: First State National Monument in Delaware. Show More Summary
CTV News in Canada ran a story yesterday on the impact of Godzilla being filmed on Vancouver Island. The news clip below shows soldiers transporting missiles and taking cover. Locals believe that the railroad was a big attraction for the … Continue reading ?
For weeks now Long Island Railroad riders have been confronted with messages about vaginal tightening exercises, thanks to advertisements from Veria Living, a TV channel that promotes healthy living. Some eyebrows were raised on Twitter, as you can see below, but today the local media has picked up the, uh, story... Show More Summary
On Monday, March 25th, I'll be schlepping out to Massapequa Park on the Long Island Railroad with some of my kids in tow, off to Bubbe and Zayde's for Passover. We'll have a great time -- games, food, talk -- and then at some point during...Show More Summary
New fares for NYC subways, buses, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, and tolls on MTA bridges and tunnels are now in effect.
I've blogged quite a bit about the construction of the Second Avenue Subway here on the Upper East Side, but haven't said much about the project to connect Long Island Railroad to Grand Central Terminal. Buried 16 stories beneath Grand...Show More Summary
AXION International Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has recently worked with Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), the busiest commuter railroad in North America, and CTL Group, a global design and engineering firm, to conduct independent, third party...
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week [...]