NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Long Island Railroad, part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has announced that work crews have completed an extension of track east of Great Neck that will ensure greater service reliability on the Port Washington Branch with the projected service increase associated with the opening of MTA’s new Grand Central Madison station.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crews will complete a signal cutover near Queens Village as part of the modernization of the LIRR during the weekend of Oct. 29 and 30.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announced that Denton Avenue and Tanners Pond Road in Garden City have reopened to vehicular traffic.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority Construction & Development recently pushed the second of two railroad bridges into place on Willis Avenue under the main line.
In this episode of Rail Group On Air, RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with the leaders behind the LIRR Mainline Expansion Project.
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An ironworker involved in the Long Island Rail Road’s (LIRR) third track expansion project was electrocuted on March 14 and is in critical condition.
Gateway Project rail tunnel cost escalates due to U.S. DOT delay With BNSF out of the picture, Minneapolis officials come up with new answers for Blue Line extension Demolition of building, part
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) LIRR Expansion Project is closing the Main Street railroad crossing in Mineola.
Ed. Note: The work outlined in this statement from LIRR is part of the LIRR Expansion Project, which is outlined in the last two paragraphs at the bottom of the page. DCL
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced that Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crews will begin work to replace the Buckram Road Bridge in Locust Valley starting this Friday evening, Oct. 5, through
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announced that crews performed work to install nearly 588 tons of new rail on the Port Jefferson Branch this past weekend and replaced a switch on the