LIRR Thanksgiving 2015 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2015 service plan information for the Long Island Railroad (LIRR): Beginning Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25 and continuing through the extended holiday weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service and reduced fare programs that will making travel a snap for shopping, dining and entertainment. Thanksgiving Eve, […]

MTA Official Wants Cheaper City Railroad Fares

Today’s meetings at MTA headquarters should be interesting when one of its board members, Allen P. Cappelli proposes his idea of reduced fares for city residents using either the Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North Railroad. Dan Rivoli of the New York Daily News has more: An MTA board member will press the transit agency […]

No LIRR Between Mineola & Hicksville

Approximately 40,000 LIRR customers will be impacted this weekend when buses replace the LIRR between Mineola & Hicksville due to a new bridge being installed in Westbury. Here are the details via MTA press release: An estimated 40,000 Long Island Rail Road customers could face considerable delays over the weekend of Saturday, October 24 and […]

Idiot Charged With Reckless Driving

The remains of Ronny Mora’s car after it caught fire on LIRR tracks in Long Island City. Honestly the word idiot might not be strong enough to describe Ronny Mora of Corona Queens who was charged with reckless driving after purposely driving on LIRR tracks & leaving his car to burn after it caught fire […]

LIRR To Streamline Ticket Procedures

The MTA Long Island Railroad has announced that it is streamlining its ticket procedures. Here are the complete details via press release: The Long Island Rail Road wants customers to know that a number of changes to little-used ticketing procedures that have faded in popularity are taking effect at the beginning of October. Most of […]