LIRR Thanksgiving 2017 Service Plan

Here is the LIRR Thanksgiving 2017 service plan: To make it easier for Long Island Rail Road customers to get where they need to be this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the MTA agency is supplying additional train service along with off‐peak ticket pricing on certain days. Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 22: a dozen extra afternoon eastbound […]

LIRR To Replace Post Avenue Bridge

The MTA Long Island Railroad will be replacing the Post Avenue Bridge this weekend. Due to this work, buses will substitute for trains between Mineola & Hicksville along with other service changes. Here are the complete details via the press release I received: During the weekend of October 21-22, workers using cranes and a movable […]

MTA Announces LIRR Fare Reduction Plan

With the LIRR Summer Of Hell set to begin soon, the MTA has announced a fare reduction plan. The plan which will feature discounts averaging 25% for those commuting to certain terminals such as Atlantic Terminal & Hunterspoint Avenue. Here are more details via the official press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) […]

MTA Announces Off Peak Belmont Service

The MTA has announced off peak service to Belmont Racetrack. Here are the details via the press release I received: Thoroughbred racing returns to Belmont Park on Friday, April 28, as the racetrack’s 2017 Spring-Summer meet gets underway. And once again, the Long Island Rail Road and New York Racing Association (NYRA) have joined together […]

LIRR W/B Service Suspended Into Penn Station

Once again riders of the busiest commuter railroad agency in the country are at the mercy of others. LIRR riders are facing a rough commute home this evening with delays on every line along with the complete suspension of westbound service into Penn Station due to Amtrak issues. The issues started this morning when an […]