LIRR Increases Service For Independence Day

LIRR train idle at the Ronkonkoma station. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has issued a press release about the planned service increases for the Independence Day holiday. Here are the details courtesy of the MTA: The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early afternoon service […]

One Year Later

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) President Helena Williams; Photo courtesy of the MTA Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News takes a look at Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) President Helena Williams first year on the job. Here is his report: Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams has been fixated on the “Jamaica […]

LIRR Continues To Improve Its Communication Skills

Steve Ritea has an interesting article which will appear in today’s edition of Newsday. The article highlights the Long Island Railroad’s (LIRR) continuing process of improving & upgrading its communication skills. Here is the article courtesy of Newsday: The railroad born in the 19th century finally is on speaking terms with the 21st. Here’s one […]

C & E Train Service Alert

The MTA has posted a service alert regarding & train service. The service alert states: Due to signal problems at the 50th Street Station: 168th Street-bound trains are running express from the Canal Street Station to the 59th Street-Columbus Circle Station. Selected Jamaica Center-bound trains are running on the line from the West 4th Street-Washington […]

LIRR Queens Interlocking Project Starts Tomorrow!

For Long Island Rail Road riders, don’t forget to find out the latest schedule changes as a major construction project starts tomorrow & will alter many train schedules. Here is the complete information courtesy of the MTA: Customer Impacts Most Rush Hour Service: Some trains will be canceled or combined. Reverse Peak customers on the […]