LIRR PM Rush Advisory

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has just issued a PM rush hour advisory due to the derailed maintenance car incident from earlier: MTA Long Island Rail Road customers should expect delays and possible cancellations for this evenings rush hour. Repairs are ongoing, but may not be fully completed before the evening rush. We will […]

LIRR July 4th 2016 Service Plan

Here is the LIRR service plan for the upcoming July 4th holiday: MTA Long Island Rail Road is helping customers enjoy their summer holiday weekend by providing 10 additional early getaway trains on Friday and enhanced service on Thursday for those looking to escape even earlier. And that’s not all – beginning this Friday, July […]

LIRR Memorial Day 2016 Service Info

Here is the LIRR service plan info for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend: MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide 10 additional early‐afternoon trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 27, for customers planning an early start to the Memorial Day Weekend. The LIRR will operate on a regular weekend schedule on Saturday and […]

Cuomo Fast Tracks LIRR Hicksville Project

Gov. Cuomo has announced that he is fast tracking the $121 million modernization project for the LIRR’s Hicksville station. Here are more details via the official press release: Governor Andrew Cuomo has put the planned $121 million modernization of the Long Island Rail Road’s aging Hicksville station on the fast track, announcing the LIRR and […]

MTA Awards 2 Prelim Engineering Contracts

Late yesterday, the MTA announced it has awarded 2 preliminary engineering contracts worth a total of $7.5M for the LIRR & NYC Subway stations in Willets Point. Here are more details courtesy of the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it has awarded $7.5 million in contracts for preliminary engineering […]