MTA Announces LIRR Strike Contingency Plans

Just a short time ago, I got off the conference call where the MTA was discussing their contingency plans in case of a LIRR strike. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced plans to provide limited transportation to New Yorkers in the event Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service is disrupted […]

LIRR July 4th 2014 Service Plan

Here is the LIRR service plan for the July 4th holiday weekend: The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon service from Penn Station, Thursday, July 3, adding eight eastbound trains to the schedule for customers planning an early getaway for the start of the Independence Day holiday. The extra early-afternoon trains will […]

East End LIRR Service To Remain Suspended

LIRR service on the East End will continue to be suspended due to a private sanitation truck striking a LIRR bridge over N. Main St in East Hampton. Here are the details for substitute service: The Long Island Rail Road today announced that it expects that buses will continue to replace trains at East Hampton, […]

LIRR 2014 Memorial Day Service Plan

Here is the 2014 Memorial Day Getaway service plan info for the LIRR: MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide eight additional early-afternoon train service from Penn Station on Friday, May 24 for customers planning an early start to the Memorial Day Weekend. Babylon Branch: 2:32 PM express to Lynbrook, and then all stops to […]

New LIRR Schedules Start May 19th

Riders of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) need to make note that new LIRR timetables will start this Monday May 19th. Here are the details: New MTA Long Island Rail Road timetables are going into effect system-wide on Monday, May 19. With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the LIRR has already resumed weekend service to […]