Archive for May, 2016

Cuomo Fast Tracks LIRR Hicksville Project

Gov. Cuomo has announced that he is fast tracking the $121 million modernization project for the LIRR’s Hicksville station. Here are more details via the official press release: Governor Andrew Cuomo has put the planned $121 million modernization of the Long Island Rail Road’s aging Hicksville station on the fast track, announcing the LIRR and […]

MTA Awards 2 Prelim Engineering Contracts

Late yesterday, the MTA announced it has awarded 2 preliminary engineering contracts worth a total of $7.5M for the LIRR & NYC Subway stations in Willets Point. Here are more details courtesy of the official press release: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it has awarded $7.5 million in contracts for preliminary engineering […]

LIRR Cannonball Service Returns For 2016

The infamous LIRR Cannonball express service to The Hamptons will be debuting for the 2016 year this Friday. Here is more via the official press release: The Long Island Rail Road’s popular Cannonball express, offering premium Hamptons Reserve service and the fastest ride from Manhattan to Montauk, debuts Memorial Day Weekend with the Cannonball East […]

Metro North Sat Schedule Remains In Place

Due to the fire yesterday underneath the Park Avenue viaduct, MTA Metro-North will continue to run on a Saturday schedule until further notice. Here is more via the official release: Limited train service continues into and out of Grand Central Terminal following a massive four alarm fire Tuesday night at a local business at 118th […]

Metro North Making Temporary Viaduct Repairs

After yesterday’s fire, MTA Metro-North Railroad has been working around the clock to make temporary repairs to the Park Avenue viaduct. Here is more via the official presser: In order to restore full train service as quickly as possible, MTA Metro-North Railroad crews are working around the clock to make temporary repairs to the railroad’s […]