LIRR

MTA Official Calls For Orwellian Plan

In what can only be described as an Orwellian plan, MTA Financial Chairman Larry Schwartz is calling for the MTA to flood the system of its buses, subways & railroads with more security cameras along with facial recognition technology. Here is more via a report from CBS 2 New York’s Marcia Kramer: Fed up with […]


MTA Extends LIRR Atlantic Ticket Program

In what is great news for some riders (including myself!),  the MTA Long Island Rail Road has announced it is extending its Atlantic Ticket program for another year. Here are the details via the press release I received: Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng today announced that the LIRR will continue its Atlantic Ticket […]


LIRR Memorial Day 2019 Service Info

Just a short time ago the MTA Long Island Rail Road asked me to share its service plan information for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend: Kicking off the unofficial start to summer, the Long Island Rail Road is adding 10 extra trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 24, 2019, for customers planning an […]


2 LIRR Trains Crash Into Car

Unfortunately the man dying after being struck by a LIRR train between Freeport & Baldwin was not the only accident the railroad dealt with on Tuesday. A mere few hours later, a Hicksville-bound (Port Jefferson) & Penn Station-bound (Ronkonkoma) train both struck a car that had swerved around down crossing gates.  The collisions led to […]


Man Killed By LIRR Train Near Freeport

The Long Island Rail Road had a bad Tuesday which started in the afternoon when a man was killed after being struck by a westbound train between Freeport & Baldwin. The incident led to service on the Babylon line being suspended between Lynbrook & Babylon. Sadly this was a precursor for what was to come…. […]