LIRR

LIRR Reopens Rebuilt Flushing Station

Earlier today, the MTA Long Island Rail Road held a ceremony to honor the opening of the rebuilt Flushing-Main Street station on the LIRR’s Port Washington line. Here is more about the reopening via the press release the agency sent me: MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng today joined Queens elected officials, advocates […]


Comptroller Wants MTA To Lower NYC Fares

If you ride the MTA Long Island Rail Road or Metro North between stops within the 5 boroughs, you know how expensive the ride can be. Fares can go up to over $10 during rush hour. However NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer wants to see those high prices come to an end as he is calling […]


LIRR July 4th 2018 Service Plan Info

Here is the MTA Long Island Rail Road service plan for the upcoming July 4th holiday: The Long Island Rail Road is helping customers get a head start celebrating the Fourth of July by adding eight extra trains from Penn Station on Tuesday, July 3. Information about the extra trains will be available in timetables […]


Woman Fatally Struck By LIRR Train

Shortly after midnight today, a 37 year old woman, whose identity has not been revealed, was fatally struck by an east bound train just west of the Speonk train station. Based on the initial pictures I have seen online, it does not look like a car was involved in the accident. The first thing this […]


New LIRR President Phillip Eng

Last Thursday, the MTA announced that Phillip Eng would become the new Long Island Rail Road President after Patrick Nowakowski announced his resignation that was effective as of Friday after the agency’s disastrous run of issues over the last few months. Today marks the first official day for Mr. Eng who is stepping in at […]