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Long Island Rail Road

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  • Tri-State Under Flash Flood Watch Following Record Rainfall

    Tri-State Under Flash Flood Watch Following Record Rainfall
    Flood watches and advisories remain in effect Monday for the tri-state area, a day after record rainfall prompted power outages, airport delays and service disruptions throughout the area. According to forecasters, Central Park was hit with three...
  • NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene

    NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene
    As Hurricane Irene starts barreling herself towards the Outer Banks, five states declared a State of Emergency Thursday ahead of what will most certainly be a messy and wet weekend. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, New Jersey Gov....
  • Complete MTA Shutdown Starts Today At Noon

    Complete MTA Shutdown Starts Today At Noon
     Recap of MTA Hurricane Plans: Systemwide Shutdown Begins at 12 Noon Today; New Yorkers Urged Not to Wait Until Last Minute to Evacuate; Some Fare and Toll Collection Is Suspended The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds customers that all...
  • Long Island Preparing For Worst Of Irene, Evacuations Begin

    Long Island Preparing For Worst Of Irene, Evacuations Begin
    With Hurricane Irene on the way, Long Island is bracing for the worst while hoping for the best. With storm surges in Amittyville on the south shore expected to reach 4-8 feet, many neighbors who live near South Oyster Bay are bringing boats to the...
  • Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuations For Low-Lying Areas Of NYC

    Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuations For Low-Lying Areas Of NYC
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't taking any chances with Hurricane Irene, ordering a first-ever mandatory evacuation for all New Yorkers living in low-lying areas of the city. Bloomberg said residents living in Zone-A SEE ALL NEW YORK CITY...
  • Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday

    Most MTA Subway, LIRR Service Restored Monday
    While an exact time for complete MTA service to be restored is unknown, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Jay Walder announced that restoration will begin at 6 a.m. Monday. The restoration plan will have some lines on the subways, buses and...
  • LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike

    LIRR Service Restored But Delays Continue After Lightning Strike
    There are going to be some residual delays on the Long Island Rail Road due to a lightning strike near Jamaica station Thursday afternoon. Commuters can expect delays of 30 to 60 minutes this morning, according to the MTA. Trains are operating with...
  • Will LIRR Upgrades Cause More Delays?

    Will LIRR Upgrades Cause More Delays?
    Significant upgrades to LIRR infrastructure begin this weekend. But after a lightning strike and subsequent signal problems shut down most of the system Thursday night, stranding thousands of passengers, can they trust the railroad to keep its word that...
  • 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...
  • Blizzard Closes Airports, Travelers Stranded

    Three of the nation's busiest airports all but shut down, more than 1,400 flights were canceled and the nation's largest commuter rail system suspended services Sunday as a blizzard churned across New York City and Long Island. Officials throughout the...
  • Area Businesses Closed Due To Blizzard

    Area Businesses Closed Due To Blizzard
    The massive winter storm has closed businesses and offices in our area. All state courts and administrative offices in New Jersey are closed on Monday . They are expected to reopen on Tuesday. New Jersey government offices are also closed. Officials...