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Long Island Rail Road

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  • Penn Station reopens after big power failure

    Penn Station reopens after big power failure
    On the biggest travel day of the year, Penn Station came to a grinding halt for about an hour, with massive crowds desperate to get home on the eve of Thanksgiving. Service has begun to be restored on LIRR, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak after a power...
  • PATH, LIRR Back On Track For Monday Morning Rush

    PATH, LIRR Back On Track For Monday Morning Rush
    PATH Train service between Lower Manhattan and New Jersey resumes Monday, as will service on the Long Island Rail Road's Long Beach branch. As of 5 a.m. Monday, PATH trains will be making stops at the following stations: Newark, Harrison, Journal Square,...
  • Improvements Promised for LIRR Commuters

    Improvements Promised for LIRR Commuters
    Problems have cleared up for most Subway and bus riders in New York City. But commuting on the Long Island Rail Road continues to be a nightmare since the storm. The reason is that train travel through the East River tunnels has been cut back this month...
  • How To Navigate Through Holiday Gridlock Traffic

    How To Navigate Through Holiday Gridlock Traffic
    A per tradition, the famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place tonight. Also per tradition is the traffic that follows. 'Gridlock Sam' spoke with PIX11's Lisa Mateo about how to navigate through the worst of the standstills. In...
  • Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Partially Open; LIRR Restored To Long Beach

    Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Partially Open; LIRR Restored To Long Beach
    Closed since it filled with water during superstorm Sandy, The Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel finally opened to general traffic Tuesday afternoon. The tunnel, which allows an average of 49,500 cars to drive from the southern tip of Manhattan to...
  • Islanders, Devils to play first hockey game at new Brooklyn arena

     
    They've been talking about a new arena in Brooklyn for so long that you began to doubt it was ever going to get built. But it is, and the first sporting event for the Barclays Center has been announced. It's a preseason NHL hockey game between the New...
  • Hurricane Irene: Broadway, cultural institutions threatened

     
    Hurricane Irene menaces Broadway, other cultural institutions...
  • Mocker Asks Questions During MTA Tour

    Mocker Asks Questions During MTA Tour
    Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, which is a major subway and Long Island Rail Road hub, was the showcase for new, high-tech signs today. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority temporarily installed help centers and giant television screens which...
  • Columbus Day Parade Street, Business Closures

    Columbus Day Parade Street, Business Closures
    The New York City Department of Transportation has closed several streets in Manhattan for the City's annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday. Several government agencies and businesses are also closed for the holiday. The 66th Annual Columbus Day Parade...
  • LIRR Conductor Pleads Guilty After Allowing Passenger Into Cab

    LIRR Conductor Pleads Guilty After Allowing Passenger Into Cab
    A Long Island Railroad engineer accused of allowing a passenger to drive the train, made a deal with Nassau prosecutors Tuesday and pleaded to a lesser charge. Ronald Cabrera, 41, of Port Jefferson, admitted to allowing the William Kutsch, 48, into the...
  • Dirtier Trains, Fewer Agents To Save $20M In LIRR's Budget

    Dirtier Trains, Fewer Agents To Save $20M In LIRR's Budget
    Long Island Rail Road customers can expect more crowded trains, dirtier stations and fewer ticket agents as the MTA has announced a new round of cuts aimed at closing its $400 million budget deficit. LIRR president Helena Williams says the reductions are...
  • LIRR Trains Running Through Stop Signals

    LIRR Trains Running Through Stop Signals
    The Long Island Railroad reported a spike in the number of trains running through stop signals so far this year. Already eight trains have gone through the stop signals in 2010, according to the LIRR. In all of 2009 five trains violated the rules and...