LIRR Service Alert

Ronkonkoma Branch Customers: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service on the Ronkonkoma Branch is suspended in both directions between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma as result of an unauthorized person on the tracks who was struck by a train east of Deer Park. xoxo Transit Blogger

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 […]

LIRR Accident Update

Yesterday evening I had the unfortunate task of writing about 2 separate accidents of a LIRR train running over & killing a male. Steve Ritea of Newsday has posted an updated report about the accidents: Two men were killed in unrelated accidents on Long Island Rail Road tracks Monday morning, MTA Police said, when a […]

2 Men Dead After Being Hit By LIRR Trains

LIRR train departing the Woodside station. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit Today was not a good day for the Long Island Rail Road as 2 men were killed in separate incidents after being struck by trains. Joseph Mallia of Newsday filed this report: Two men were hit by Long Island Rail Road trains […]

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 […]