LIRR Services Resumes To Belmont Park

Horse racing fans take note that getting to Belmont will once again be easy as the Long Island Railroad resumes service the historic track as of tomorrow. Here are the details: The thoroughbreds are back from Saratoga and the MTA Long Island Rail Road’s ‘Belmont Special’ is at the starting gate and ready for the […]

LIRR Labor Day 2014 Service Plan

Here is the LIRR Labor Day 2014 service plan: Long Island Rail Road Adding 8 Early Afternoon Eastbound Trains on Friday, August 29 to Speed Your Getaway for the Labor Day Weekend Running on Weekend Schedule Sat., Aug. 30 & Sun., Aug 31 & Holiday Schedule on Labor Day MTA Long Island Rail Road will […]

MTA Announces LIRR Strike Contingency Plans

Just a short time ago, I got off the conference call where the MTA was discussing their contingency plans in case of a LIRR strike. Here are the details: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced plans to provide limited transportation to New Yorkers in the event Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service is disrupted […]

LIRR July 4th 2014 Service Plan

Here is the LIRR service plan for the July 4th holiday weekend: The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon service from Penn Station, Thursday, July 3, adding eight eastbound trains to the schedule for customers planning an early getaway for the start of the Independence Day holiday. The extra early-afternoon trains will […]

East End LIRR Service To Remain Suspended

LIRR service on the East End will continue to be suspended due to a private sanitation truck striking a LIRR bridge over N. Main St in East Hampton. Here are the details for substitute service: The Long Island Rail Road today announced that it expects that buses will continue to replace trains at East Hampton, […]