LIRR Memorial Day 2015 Service Info

Here is the LIRR service plan info for the upcoming Memorial Day 2015 holiday weekend: MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide ten additional early-afternoon train trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 22, for customers planning an early start to the Memorial Day Weekend. The LIRR will operate on a regular weekend schedule on […]

LIRR Riders To Experience Significant Delays

Nearly 40.000 LIRR riders can expect significant delays this weekend when service is completely suspended for 48 hours between Hicksville & Mineola. Here are more details via an official release I received: An estimated 40,000 Long Island Rail Road customers face significant delays over the weekend of Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 when […]

LIRR & Metro North Ridership Rises In 2014

Just a few minutes ago, the MTA has announced that ridership on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) & Metro-North Railroad rose in 2014. Here are the details: The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad both welcomed rising numbers of customers in 2014, new Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) ridership figures show, making them respectively […]

MTA To Get Loan For Railroad Signal Safety

Late Friday afternoon, Governor Cuomo announced that the MTA would be receiving a nearly $1 billion dollar loan from the Federal Railroad Administration for LIRR & Metro-North signal safety upgrades. Here are the details: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the Federal Railroad Administration has approved a loan of $967.1 million to the Metropolitan Transportation […]

LIRR To Provide Extra Service On Friday

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has announced it will be providing extra service for the start of Good Friday & Passover. Here are the complete details: The Long Island Rail Road will provide additional eastbound service on Friday, April 3 for customers leaving work early in observance of Passover and Good Friday. The railroad […]