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Closed escalator at the Long Island Rail Road station - Lindenhurst, NY - Mar 14, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

LIRR Escalators Repaired, Upgraded In Year Since Woman’s Death

Now the escalators have sensors that stop them from moving if something is caught.

03/12/2013

Escalators at the Exchange Place PATH station in Jersey City - Jan. 7, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Port Authority: Exchange Place PATH Station Escalators Will Be Ready By Evening Rush

All of the escalators were offline Tuesday morning at the Exchange Place PATH station in Jersey City one day after one of them suddenly reversed direction and five people were injured.

01/08/2013

Closed escalator at the Long Island Rail Road station - Lindenhurst, NY - Mar 14, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Escalator Reopens At Lindenhurst LIRR Station Months After Fatal Accident

The escalator had been shut down for six months to undergo repairs.

09/18/2012

Closed escalator at the Long Island Rail Road station - Lindenhurst, NY - Mar 14, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

LIRR Shuts Down Half Of Its Escalators For Repairs Following Safety Review

The railroad took on the project following the death of an 88-year-old woman who was killed in an escalator accident earlier this year at the Lindenhurst station.

08/21/2012