Archive for November, 2012

S.I. Railway Thanksgiving Service Plan Info

Here is the service plan info for the Staten Island Railway for the Thanksgiving holiday: Staten Island customers looking to get a head start on their holiday weekend will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service on Wednesday, November 21, with extra SIR trains added earlier in the afternoon beginning at 2:31 p.m. […]

Return Of The H Train

Subway enthusiasts recall the days of when the MTA publicly referred to the Rockaway Shuttle as the H train. Although it still referred to such within the agency, the public saw it as the S. Well brace yourself, the H is coming back out to the public! Truth be told it is just a free […]

MTA Touts Employee Protection Program

Over the years, I have covered numerous stories involving the assault of transit employees. The majority of these stories centered around bus drivers who have little protection against the riding public. Unfortunately some have even lost their life due to the lack of protection. The MTA is hoping a new ad campaign will bring awareness […]

Service Diversions 11-15-12

Get an early start to your weekend plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions for the upcoming weekend, next week & beyond in some cases. As always if I see anything interesting or noteworthy, I will tweet about it so follow @TransitBlogger which you can easily do by clicking the button in the […]

LIRR Restores Limited Long Beach Service

Just a short while ago, it was announced that the MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) would be restoring limited weekday service on the Long Beach line. Here are complete details via the press release I received: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that MTA Long Island Rail Road will resume limited weekday train service […]