LIRR Memorial Day 2019 Service Info

Just a short time ago the MTA Long Island Rail Road asked me to share its service plan information for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend: Kicking off the unofficial start to summer, the Long Island Rail Road is adding 10 extra trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 24, 2019, for customers planning an […]

2 LIRR Trains Crash Into Car

Unfortunately the man dying after being struck by a LIRR train between Freeport & Baldwin was not the only accident the railroad dealt with on Tuesday. A mere few hours later, a Hicksville-bound (Port Jefferson) & Penn Station-bound (Ronkonkoma) train both struck a car that had swerved around down crossing gates.  The collisions led to […]

Man Killed By LIRR Train Near Freeport

The Long Island Rail Road had a bad Tuesday which started in the afternoon when a man was killed after being struck by a westbound train between Freeport & Baldwin. The incident led to service on the Babylon line being suspended between Lynbrook & Babylon. Sadly this was a precursor for what was to come…. […]

LIRR Fell Short Of January Performance Goal

While the MTA Long Island Rail Road improved its on-time performance in January 2019 as compared to the same period in 2018, the agency fell short of its overall goal. Check out more via this report on Newsday by clicking here. As I have stated numerous times in the past, I always considered their on-time […]

LIRR MLK 2019 Service Plan Info

Here is the MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service plan information in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21. MTA Long Island Rail Road will operate on a regular weekday schedule, but with off-peak fares in effect all day in observance of the holiday. The timetables are available at stations […]