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  • LIRR Reported On-Time Service Despite Delays

    LIRR Reported On-Time Service Despite Delays
    LIRR trains were running on time Thursday -- if you believed the public address system and platform signs, that is. "It's incredibly frustrating," said Jack Rogers as he waited over an hour for a train at the Mineola station. Mta.info proved to be...
  • Amtrak Derailment Sparks Numerous Rush Hour Delays

    Amtrak Derailment Sparks Numerous Rush Hour Delays
    An Amtrak train derailed near Penn Station today and forced delays at the peak of the PM rush. LIRR Commuter Anthony Marra told PIX 11 News, "Once again the LIRR is having problems. Which I don't think is a surprise to anyone here, it's ridiculous."...
  • LIRR Suspends Service Due To Hurricane Earl

    LIRR Suspends Service Due To Hurricane Earl
    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...
  • 2 Dozen LIRR Employees Get The Boot

    2 Dozen LIRR Employees Get The Boot
    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...
  • LIRR Layoffs Amid Big Spending

    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...
  • Drastic LIRR Service Cuts Take Effect Monday

    Drastic LIRR Service Cuts Take Effect Monday
    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...
  • Say Goodbye to Dozens of LIRR Trains

    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...
  • LIRR: Amtrak Derailment To Mess Up AM Rush [VIDEO]

    LIRR: Amtrak Derailment To Mess Up AM Rush [VIDEO]
  • LIRR Headache Lingers: Disruptions Thru Wednesday At Least

    LIRR Headache Lingers: Disruptions Thru Wednesday At Least
    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...
  • LIRR Anticipates Restoration of Morning Rush Hour Service

    LIRR Anticipates Restoration of Morning Rush Hour Service
    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...
  • 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...
  • 10 More Pinched By The Feds Over LIRR Billion Dollar Pension Scandal

    10 More Pinched By The Feds Over LIRR Billion Dollar Pension Scandal
    The Long Island Rail Road pension scandal has hit its last stop, Federal Court. On Tuesday, 10 more arrests were made in the alleged $1 billion pension scandal. The arrests are a continuation of the first wave of indictments that resulted in 11 people...