Archive for October, 2010

LIRR Expects Normal Rush Hour Service

Hours after being forced to cancel some PM rush hour trains due to a New Jersey Transit (NJT) train derailment at Penn Station, the MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announced that it expects normal rush hour service on Tuesday. Here is the quick press release I received: MTA Long Island Rail Road customers should […]

LIRR Cancellations Due To NJT Train Derailment

The evening commute will be hell for thousands of Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road, & New Jersey Transit riders due to a NJT train derailment this morning at Penn Station. Due to the derailment, usage was lost on 9 of the 21 tracks in Penn Station. The LIRR is forced to share track space with […]

MTA Announces Brooklyn & Bronx Bus Changes

Just a short time ago, MTA NYC Transit officially announced some bus changes that will occur in tbe Brooklyn & Bronx boroughs beginning between December & January. The changes include the implementation of new routes. Here are the complete details courtesy of the press release I received: B54 in Downtown Brooklyn: MTA New York City […]

5 Metro-North Workers Honored

John Fisher, Ray Castrovinci, Pat Matwijec, Joe Hyatt, & Scott Cole being honored for saving co-worker Robert DeStefano. Photo courtesy of the MTA Metro-North Railroad. I find it refreshing to post a positive story which I admit does not happen often. Today’s story comes courtesy of the MTA Metro-North Railroad where 5 employees were honored […]

LIRR Expects Normal Service Today

The first part of the signal modernization in & around the Long Island Rail Road’s Jamaica station will be wrapped up in a few hours. Late yesterday afternoon, the LIRR sent out a press release to announce that they expect normal weekday service. Here are the details: MTA Long Island Rail Road customers should expect […]