The station, graced by 150,000 commuters every day, is one of the nation’s busiest transportation hubs.
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.
Long Island Rail Road riders should allow extra time and expect delays and cancellations Tuesday morning, following a derailment.
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.
Officer John Barnett won’t know for a few days whether the vision in his left eye can be saved.
Police are investigating a violent incident involving a Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officer at Jamaica Station.
The incident occurred on a MTA Q-111 bus around 4 p.m. Friday near Sutphin Blvd. and Archer Ave. in Jamaica.
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.
There is no light at the end of the tunnel for Long Island Rail Road commuters — at least until Friday at the earliest.
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.
Over the weekend, the railroad’s $56 million upgrade project left a long trail of frustration.
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.
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.
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.
The Aug. 23 fire triggered a week of problems at the Jamaica transit hub.