Long Island Rail Road refunding little to riders; MTA’s Foye asking for $4B federal bailout

Most Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) customers expecting to receive a refund for their cancelled monthly passes are getting coins instead of bills.


Wet leaves on rail? Long Island Rail Road zaps them

Wet leaves are more like a wet blanket around commuter railroad operations, especially for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). During the fall, it is not uncommon to read about train delays

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Despite slow Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts on the Long Island Rail Road, MTA “proud” of what has been done

Hurricane Sandy hammered the East Coast in 2012, and the Long Island Rail Road is still looking defeated.

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PSNY track work to affect NJT, LIRR

Track work at Penn Station New York (PSNY) this summer will have effects on two public transportation lines—NJ Transit (NJT) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).

Gannett Fleming’s LIRR Expansion project receives ACEC New York Gold Award

The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York) presented a Gold Award to the Gannett Fleming-AECOM Rail Road Expansion Partnership joint venture for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Expansion Projectduring the

LIRR plans to replace 129-year old bridge on Oyster Bay branch

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

LIRR installs nearly 588 tons of new rail on Port Jefferson Branch

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

LIRR to renew Lynbrook Station

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will begin in Spring 2019 a $17.9 million initiative to upgrade its Lynbrook Station along the Babylon and Long Beach branches to harden LIRR infrastructure and

LIRR to relocate tracks to connect East Side Access tunnel to Grand Central

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will relocate tracks to to create space for an entrance to a newly built tunnel to Grand Central as part of the

MTA replaces Harold Interlocking signal system

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has completed work to upgrade the signal system in Harold Interlocking in Sunnyside, Queens, which the company said will benefit Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) customers.