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Long Island Rail Road

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  • 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...
  • Airports Open, New York Struggles To Dig Out From Blizzard

    Airports Open, New York Struggles To Dig Out From Blizzard
    When Angela Madsen was pulled off her plane and her wheelchair stayed on board, she knew she was in for a rough night. The paraplegic athlete struggled to get into the bathrooms at Kennedy Airport. Turning the wheels on her borrowed wheelchair strained...
  • Limited Service Restored To NYC Public Transit Lines

    Limited Service Restored To NYC Public Transit Lines
    As the Tri-State area recovers from Sunday's blizzard, straphangers can expect delays, limited service and suspensions during Tuesday morning's rush hour commute on the rails. The Long Island Rail Road suspended its service on Monday, and has since...
  • MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines

    MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines
    Straphangers can expect near normal service on the rails and subways Wednesday. Most subway service has been restored. The No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 trains as well as the A, C, E, D, F, M, G, J, Z and R trains are all running normally. The Staten Island...
  • Major MTA Fare Hike To Go Into Effect Thursday

    Major MTA Fare Hike To Go Into Effect Thursday
    The new MTA fare hike is set to go into effect Thursday as some New Yorkers are still without subway and bus service following Sunday's blizzard. On the eve of the fare hike, five New York City subway lines -- the B, L, N, Q and Franklin Ave Shuttle --...
  • Straphangers Demand Immediate Repeal Of Fare Hikes

    Straphangers Demand Immediate Repeal Of Fare Hikes
    Customers who purchased new MetroCards on Thursday may have realized the price has gone up. In some cases, as much as a whopping 17 percent. The new MTA fare hike went into effect on Thursday and some straphangers are pissed off. They say service is...
  • Gas Leak Spurs Evacuation Of 900 Long Island Homes

    Gas Leak Spurs Evacuation Of 900 Long Island Homes
    A leak in a large propane gas tank at a suburban shopping center forced residents out of 900 homes before dawn on New Year's Day and shut down a swath of roads and railroad service for hours on eastern Long Island. The leak in the 30,000-gallon...
  • MTA Announces Service Changes In Anticipation Of Snow

    MTA Announces Service Changes In Anticipation Of Snow
    In anticipation of Friday's snowfall, the MTA has announced several service changes on the subways and railroads. On Friday, straphangers can expect express trains 2, 3, 4, 5, A, E, D, F, N and Q will run local in various sections of their routes. The...