Long Island Rail Road

Crews ready for final leg of LIRR third track expansion project

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announced eastbound service between New Hyde Park and Westbury will experience changes in August and September as crews begin incorporating the newly built third track to the LIRR Main Line by demolishing temporary platforms and completing track and signal systems work and testing.

MTA’s new substation will enable future growth of the LIRR

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Construction & Development has announced it has completed the replacement of a 40-year-old electrical substation in New Cassel, one of eight along the Long Island Rail Road Main Line corridor being replaced or upgraded as part of the LIRR Expansion Project between Floral Park and Hicksville.