LIRR

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 […]


LIRR Extends Ticket Refund Period

In the midst of the 4th Nor’easter in 3 weeks for local residents, a little known transit story did not get much attention. The full MTA board voted to approve a plan that the LIRR Committee had greenlighted on Monday which would extend the refund period for unused tickets. Alfonso A. Castillo of Newsday has […]


MTA LIRR St. Patrick’s Day 2018 Info

Here is the MTA Long Island Rail Road’s service plan for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday via the press release I received: The LIRR will operate 38 additional trains to/from Penn Station to help customers seeking to attend the parade. The schedules for these trains are available via the LIRR Train Time app and […]


LIRR Meeting Equals More Of The Same

On the heels of the report coming out showing the MTA Long Island Rail Road had its worst month of on time performance in 22 years, the much maligned agency held a board meeting to discuss solutions. Unfortunately after hearing the suggestions put forth, it just sounded like more of the same. Yes, the agency […]