East River tunnel

LIRR commuters wait on the platform at the Great Neck Plaza station on March 18, 2015. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

East River Tunnel Track Condition Snarls Commute For Some LIRR Riders

Trains are running on or close to schedule again after a track condition in one of the East River tunnels snarled the morning commute for Long Island Rail Road riders.

03/18/2015

Penn Station

Repairs To Sandy-Damaged Hudson, East River Tunnels Could Cut Rail Service

Four rail tunnels that carry trains in and out of New York City may have to be closed one at a time for at least a year to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy.

10/02/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train in Penn Station (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

LIRR Trains Back To Normal After Third Rail Problem Prompts Heavy Delays, Cancellations

Long Island Rail Road commuters faced a rough start to the work week after a train became disabled in one of the four East River tunnels, prompting heavy delays and cancellations.

08/19/2013