Jamaica Station

LIRR President Helena Williams speaks at Jamaica Station's 100th anniversary celebration, Oct. 23, 2013. (credit: Twitter/LIRR)

LIRR’s Jamaica Station Marks 100th Anniversary

The station, graced by 150,000 commuters every day, is one of the nation’s busiest transportation hubs.

10/23/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

LIRR Back To Normal After Morning Rush Hour Woes

Fifty Manhattan-bound trains were delayed as much as an hour during Thursday’s morning rush due to a disabled train, the Long Island Rail Road said.

08/15/2013

Long Island Rail Road Train (file / credit: LIRR)

LIRR Derailment May Cause Morning Delays

Long Island Rail Road riders should allow extra time and expect delays and cancellations Tuesday morning, following a derailment.

03/18/2013

JFK AirTrain (credit: http://www.panynj.gov)

Computer Glitch Leaves 150 People Stuck On AirTrain To JFK For Hours

The AirTrain to the airport had to be shut down for several hours, with about 150 people stuck in the cars. The riders were stranded between Jamaica Station and the airport just after 7:30 p.m. A computer malfunction apparently caused the hold-up.

08/26/2012

Suspect Edgar Owens (L), Officer John Barnett (R) (credit: MTA)

MTA Cop Stabbed At Jamaica Station Out Of The Hospital After Having Surgery

Officer John Barnett won’t know for a few days whether the vision in his left eye can be saved.

07/05/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Attacker Shot And Killed After Stabbing MTA Officer In Face At Jamaica Station

Police are investigating a violent incident involving a Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officer at Jamaica Station.

07/04/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Police: Queens Suspect Shot & Killed Another Man Prior To Bus Shooting

The incident occurred on a MTA Q-111 bus around 4 p.m. Friday near Sutphin Blvd. and Archer Ave. in Jamaica.

12/02/2011

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR: Regular Service To Resume Friday Morning

The Long Island Rail Road says it expects to have regular service restored by Friday morning, however, it will continue to have a “significantly reduced” rush-hour schedule Thursday afternoon.

05/12/2011

LIRR Commuters (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Rail Road Service Headaches Could Continue Through Friday

There is no light at the end of the tunnel for Long Island Rail Road commuters — at least until Friday at the earliest.

05/10/2011

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR May Experience Service Disruptions Through Wednesday Following Amtrak Derailment

Long Island Rail Road riders are urged to plan alternate routes to and from work until Wednesday as crews work to fix damage caused by a derailed Amtrak train beneath the East River.

05/09/2011

LIRR passengers board train. (credit: AP)

LIRR Train Schedules Return To Normal

Over the weekend, the railroad’s $56 million upgrade project left a long trail of frustration.

10/25/2010

A Long Island Rail Road train - File Photo

LIRR Back On Track, But More Service Disruptions Looming

After a weekend of delays and cancelled trains, it appears the Long Island Rail Road will be back on track to start the work week – but this won’t be the end to the ambitious upgrade work.

10/24/2010

Sign about limited service (Photo/Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIRR Apologizes On Facebook, YouTube

If you’re planning to ride the Long Island Rail Road this weekend, brace yourself for big delays as the system gets a serious upgrade.

10/22/2010

Sign about limited service (Photo/Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIRR Project To Cause Major Service Disruptions

Officials issued a warning to Long Island Rail Road customers Thursday, urging riders to avoid riding the trains at all costs over two upcoming weekends due to severe service disruptions.

10/21/2010

LIRR crews have to manually lock train switches into place following a damaging fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Initial Findings Show LIRR Switch Fire Cost $2M

The Aug. 23 fire triggered a week of problems at the Jamaica transit hub.

09/25/2010

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