Archive for August, 2008

Service Diversions 08-29

I have just updated the service diversions page with the latest scheduled diversions for this weekend plus next week (and beyond in some cases). Don’t forget to check in for any changes to the page. I also suggest printing out a copy of the page to use while riding the system. Have a safe & […]

7 Train Service Disruption

I received an e-mail from my sister this morning alerting me to a 7 train service disruption. I was not around to post an entry about it but I’ll bring it up anyhow. The service disruption was the result of two trains bumping into each other as they were leaving Corona Yard on their way […]

New LIRR Timetables Take Effect September 2nd

Just a few minutes ago, I received a press release from the LIRR announcing new timetables that will take effect September 2nd. The new timetables will feature additional service due to the completion of the Queens Interlocking Project as well as time changes due to scheduled construction. The press release which should be on their […]

Bay Ridge Stations May Be Too Damaged To Paint

If you have ever traveled on the train through Bay Ridge, you will notice the decrepit conditions of the stations in the neighborhood. Many residents & riders would tell you that all the stations could use a paint job. However the MTA does not agree as they felt painting some would be putting a small […]

LIRR To Offer Extra Service For The Start Of Labor Day Weekend

Just a few minutes ago I received a press release from the LIRR regarding extra service for the start of the Labor Day weekend. Here are the complete details: The MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing additional service for customers getting an early start on the Labor Day Weekend this Friday, August 29. […]