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Long Island Rail Road

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  • LIRR Service Restored; Expect Delays

    LIRR Service Restored; Expect Delays
    The LIRR announced that service is being restored after Monday's suspensions, but riders should expect delays. According to the LIRR website "limited LIRR service has been restored on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay, and Hempstead Branches...
  • Nassau Coliseum Vote

    Nassau Coliseum Vote
    Polling places in Nassau County, Long Island closed at 9PM despite the pleas from some voters to stay open longer. The county's Board of Elections cited paying overtime for workers and security in a bond referendum election that has cost the county $2.2...
  • Assault And Possible Abduction At LIRR Station [VIDEO]

    Assault And Possible Abduction At LIRR Station [VIDEO]
    Police are looking for a man caught by surveillance cameras brutally assaulting and possibly abducting a woman outside the LIRR Ronkonkoma station Sunday morning. The incident occurred just after 7:40 a.m. when the woman got off the train. The man can be...
  • Elderly Commuter Killed In LIRR Escalator Accident

    Elderly Commuter Killed In LIRR Escalator Accident
    One person is dead after an escalator accident at the LIRR's Lindenhurst station Tuesday afternoon. According to the LIRR, around 2 p.m. the victim, an 88-year-old woman, died after falling on the escalator that connects to the station's platform. An...
  • The secret to success when reporting on the transportation beat? Being there.

    The secret to success when reporting on the transportation beat? Being there.
    What could be more boring than a room full of transportation wonks discussing “percent of vehicles beyond useful life” and “operating cost per passenger mile”? That’s often true for Regional Transportation Authority board...
  • 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...