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LIRR Thanksgiving 2015 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2015 service plan information for the Long Island Railroad (LIRR): Beginning Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25 and continuing through the extended holiday weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service and reduced fare programs that will making travel a snap for shopping, dining and entertainment. Thanksgiving Eve, […]

MTA Official Wants Cheaper City Railroad Fares

Today’s meetings at MTA headquarters should be interesting when one of its board members, Allen P. Cappelli proposes his idea of reduced fares for city residents using either the Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North Railroad. Dan Rivoli of the New York Daily News has more: An MTA board member will press the transit agency […]

In caverns deep below N.Y. streets, train terminal taking shape

Fifteen stories beneath midtown Manhattan, hundreds of workers are slowly converting massive subterranean chambers into a new terminal for the Long Island Railroad, the United States' busiest commuter rail system. Two enormous caverns,...Show More Summary

Islanders adjusting to new challenge: the morning commute

John Tavares, Kyle Okposo and the New York Islanders have a new routine for home games: Get up in the morning, get ready and head to the train station to get on the Long Island Railroad. Yes, much... To view the full story, click the title link.

8 more unanswered questions about Disneyland's Star Wars Land

Disney raised even more questions with the recent announcement of plans to temporarily close the Rivers of America, Tom Sawyer Island and the Disneyland Railroad to allow for construction of Star Wars Land. Here’s what we know so far: The new 14-acre land will feature two attractions set in a remote...

LIRR To Streamline Ticket Procedures

The MTA Long Island Railroad has announced that it is streamlining its ticket procedures. Here are the complete details via press release: The Long Island Rail Road wants customers to know that a number of changes to little-used ticketing procedures that have faded in popularity are taking effect at the beginning of October. Most of […]

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 […]

S.I. woman who beat pup found guilty of animal cruelty

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A Staten Island woman accused of leaving her battered puppy in a plastic bag near a railroad track was convicted on animal cruelty charges.

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, […]

#LIRR Power Outage: Long Island Railroad Delays And Cancellations Due To Penn Station Power Outage, Reports MTA

The hashtag #LIRR is certainly going crazy on Twitter, with reports that the Long Island Railroad was suspended at Penn Station due to a power outage, according to the MTA, causing folks to complain about being late for work. It was the busiest part of the rush hour when the LIRR delay occurred, reports NBC... Show More Summary

LIRR You Fu@ing Kidding Me?

The Long Island Railroad is experiencing a shitstorm of epic proportions technical difficulties this morning due to what the Office of Emergency Management describes as "signal trouble" east of the East River Tunnels, caused by a power outage. Show More Summary

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 […]

Plane crash in Long Island kills 1, disrupts LIRR service

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A small plane crashed on a stretch of railroad tracks in Long Island, killing one person and injuring another Sunday, police said.

One dead after small plane crashes onto train track in New York

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - One person is dead and one hospitalized after a small plane crashed onto railroad tracks on Long Island in New York State on Sunday, authorities said. The crash happened about 7:48 a.m. on South Oyster Bay Road in Hicksville, about 31 miles east of New York City, said Nassau County Police spokeswoman Maureen Roach. Show More Summary

LIRR fatally strikes person near Forest Hills station

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A person was fatally struck by a Long Island Railroad train in Queens Tuesday night, according to an MTA spokeswoman.

Two People Killed by LIRR in Queens and No One Is Surprised

An unnamed man and woman, both 29, died after being struck by a train around 200 feet from the Hollis, Queens, Long Island Railroad station at 2:45 a.m. on Thursday. According to the NYPD, the pair was trespassing on the tracks, which, according to people familiar with the spot, is... More »

Long Island Railroad Train Kills 2 People On Tracks In Queens

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Two people were struck by a train and killed in Queens, New York, early Thursday morning. A man and a woman were hit by a Long Island Railroad train at Hollis Station at 2:47 a.m., according to NBC New York. More than 100 passengersShow More Summary

Long Island Railroad train fatally strikes 2 in Queens

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Two people were fatally struck by a Long Island Railroad train early Thursday in Queens, an MTA spokeswoman said.

Long Island Rail Road train slams into 2 cars, injuring 2

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Two people were injured Thursday when a Long Island Railroad train smashed into two cars in Suffolk County, a day after the MTA launched a safety campaign targeting the rail crossings.

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