LIRR Weekend Travel Alert

LIRR riders should pad their travel times this weekend as they might face delays or service disruptions due to the installation of a new signal system for the East Side Access project. Here is more via a press release I received: MTA Long Island Rail Road customers traveling to and from New York City this […]

LIRR Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for the Long Island Rail Road: For extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready with additional train service to get travelers where they want to go and off-peak ticket pricing they will find very attractive. Extra Trains for the Extended Four Day Weekend The […]

LIRR Services Resumes To Belmont Park

Horse racing fans take note that getting to Belmont will once again be easy as the Long Island Railroad resumes service the historic track as of tomorrow. Here are the details: The thoroughbreds are back from Saratoga and the MTA Long Island Rail Road’s ‘Belmont Special’ is at the starting gate and ready for the […]

LIRR Labor Day 2014 Service Plan

Here is the LIRR Labor Day 2014 service plan: Long Island Rail Road Adding 8 Early Afternoon Eastbound Trains on Friday, August 29 to Speed Your Getaway for the Labor Day Weekend Running on Weekend Schedule Sat., Aug. 30 & Sun., Aug 31 & Holiday Schedule on Labor Day MTA Long Island Rail Road will […]

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 […]