The MTA has launched its new digital service that shows Long Island Rail Road riders if their train is arriving on time well before they reach the platform.
The Long Island Rail Road is promising to do better by its commuters following last month’s lightning strike that knocked out service and stranded thousands of riders for several hours.
Long Island Rail Road commuters faced another day of delays on Wednesday and the disruptions will continue for the evening rush.
Shuttle buses will be replacing trains between Freeport and Babylon as the LIRR completes work on a $23 million signal and switching upgrade.
The newly-released findings by the Citizens Budget Commission, a fiscal watchdog group, cast the LIRR in a harsh light, and contends that the MTA runs one of the most inefficient railroads in the land.
As two 640-ton machine began boring four tunnels to connect Long Island Railroad’s main line to the Grand Central Terminal, officials did a little celebrating and bragging.
The cuts come as the LIRR runs a final battery of tests to bring its World War I-era signal system into the new century.
Passengers will again be dealing with a weekend of extremely limited service – but this time, the disruption coincides with one of the city’s most popular events.
Commuters question how a small fire could cause such big problems on the LIRR.