LIRR

LIRR & Metro North Ridership Rises In 2014

Just a few minutes ago, the MTA has announced that ridership on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) & Metro-North Railroad rose in 2014. Here are the details: The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad both welcomed rising numbers of customers in 2014, new Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) ridership figures show, making them respectively […]


MTA To Get Loan For Railroad Signal Safety

Late Friday afternoon, Governor Cuomo announced that the MTA would be receiving a nearly $1 billion dollar loan from the Federal Railroad Administration for LIRR & Metro-North signal safety upgrades. Here are the details: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the Federal Railroad Administration has approved a loan of $967.1 million to the Metropolitan Transportation […]


LIRR To Provide Extra Service On Friday

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has announced it will be providing extra service for the start of Good Friday & Passover. Here are the complete details: The Long Island Rail Road will provide additional eastbound service on Friday, April 3 for customers leaving work early in observance of Passover and Good Friday. The railroad […]


LIRR St. Patrick’s Day Service Info

The Long Island Rail Road will be providing special service for St. Patrick’s Day 2015. Here are the details: MTA Long Island Rail Road has scheduled 16 extra trains – six westbound morning trains and 10 eastbound afternoon trains to accommodate thousands of LIRR customers who will be traveling to and from the annual St. […]


MTA Service For President’s Day 2015

Here is the official rundown for MTA Service for the upcoming President’s Day Holiday: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules in observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday. New York City Subways and Buses: On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, New York City subways and buses will operate on a […]