LIRR & Unions Prepare Final Contract Offers

While agreeing to a deal with the TWU Local 100 cleared a big hurdle for the MTA, it is far from being out of the woods. For the past few months, many have been following the strife between the agency & LIRR unions which have been threatening a July strike for sometime if a deal […]

Buses Replace Midday Port Jeff Trains

Next Tuesday & Wednesday, Port Jefferson line riders will have buses replace some midday trains due to rail inspections. Here are the complete details: The Long Island Rail Road will perform mid-day track inspections between Huntington and Port Jefferson on Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23. Crews will use an advanced Sperry rail car […]

Extra LIRR Service For Passover & Good Friday

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has announced they will be providing extra service for Passover & Good Friday. Here are the details: The Long Island Rail Road will provide additional eastbound service on Monday, April 14, and Friday, April 18 for customers leaving work early in observance of Passover and Good Friday. The railroad […]

LIRR Long Beach Restoration Project

Over the weekend, the MTA Long Island Rail Road announced a $120M restoration project to the Long Beach line to help fortify it from the type of damage it received from Hurricane Sandy. Here is more: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road today announced the start of a $120 million construction […]

Far Rockaway Schedule Adjustments

This upcoming weekend & one in May will see the LIRR’s Far Rockaway line have schedule adjustments due to maintenance work. Here are the complete details: On April 12-13, and on May 3-4, the Long Island Rail Road will perform waterproofing maintenance on a bridge that carries two tracks over 150th Street in Jamaica, Queens. […]