| Aug 27, 2010
| 6:00 PM
The following is a media update from the Long Island Railroad concerning services changes this weekend as workers continue to repair and improve the infrastructure:
"The LIRR continues to make progress on repairing critical switching and signal equipment...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 7:05 AM
After a week of frustration due to a switching problem that delayed and canceled trains, Long Island Railroad commuters get good news: train service is back to normal.
"That's great, we hope," commuter Lek Hassan told PIX 11 News, showing slight...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 1:50 PM
A Manhattan man who is infamous for impersonating transit workers and stealing subway trains is apparently back at it again.
Darius McCollum, 45, of Harlem, was stopped by New York City police Tuesday morning in Queens while driving an empty New York...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 5:33 AM
The Long Island Rail Road announced it has suspended service on Friday to the East End of Long Island due to safety reasons as Hurricane Earl quickly approaches the east coast.
The transit agency says service east of Speonk on the Montauk Branch and east...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 3:23 PM
Nearly 24 Long Rail Road employees were given the boot Friday as the cash-strapped Metropolitan Transportation Agency looks to cut costs in order to help fill a million-dollar budget deficit.
Officials for the LIRR say the layoffs are necessary since the...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 5:22 PM
24 Long Island Rail Road employees got the dreaded news today, that were laid off today.
"I wish things could be better." said John Muller an assistant signal man who got his walking papers.
65 more pink slips go out next week, coupled with the start of...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 6:41 AM
Long Island Railroad commuters, and especially those going to and from Brooklyn, can expect massive service cuts beginning Monday.
LIRR passengers can expect changes to the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, Long Beach Branch, Far Rockaway Branch, Montauk...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 12:02 PM
The elimination of Long Island Railroad trains began today.
To add insult to injury fare hikes are on the way, so riders will be forced to pay more for less.
The railroad says the service cuts are necessary to close a 900 million dollar budget gap, less...
| May 10, 2011
| 6:50 AM
There are more delays, cancellations, diversions -- and headaches -- on the Long Island Railroad yet again, and the problem is not going away for at least another couple of days. The reason is that the same problem that made a mess of Monday's commute has...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 7:57 PM
The LIRR anticipates the restoration of AM rush hour service to Penn Station through Jamaica with some cancellations possible.
However, service on the Port Washington Branch remains suspended and may not be restored by the morning rush. Port Washington...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 6:33 PM
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...