LIRR

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

MTA’s Prendergast: LIRR, Metro-North Won’t See Positive Train Control Until 2018

Prendergast indicated the first place PTC would likely be installed is n the Metro-North’s New Haven line.

05/20/2015

Passengers ride the AirTrain Newark at Newark International Airport July 18, 2002 in Newark, New Jersey. The nation's top airline carriers are expected to post a loss of about $1.4 billion in the second quarter of 2002 following around $7 billion in losses in 2001. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Commuter Alert: Weekend LIRR & AirTrain Service Disruptions

Maintenance work will affect AirTrain service at Newark and JFK airports.

05/16/2015

A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) conductor is viewed on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

LIRR Service Canceled Between Mineola And Hicksville This Weekend

Repair work is expected to cause major disruptions for some 40,000 Long Island Rail Road riders this weekend.

05/15/2015

A Long Island Rail Road train struck a car in Hewlett on Friday, May 8. (Credit: CBS2)

LIRR Far Rockaway Branch Suspended After Train Clips Car

The Far Rockaway branch of the Long Island Rail Road was suspended late Friday afternoon, after a train clipped a car in Hewlett.

05/08/2015

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes

Finishing Touches Put On Belmont Park Prior To Opening Day

From the track to the rest of the grounds, staffers are putting the finishing touches on Belmont Park before the place comes alive Wednesday for Opening Day.

04/29/2015

Crowd waits to get home after 2014 Belmont Stakes (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Major Transit Improvements Coming Ahead Of Belmont Stakes

The Long Island Rail Road and the Belmont Park racetrack are promising fans that they won’t see a repeat of last year’s commuter fiasco after the Belmont Stakes.

04/28/2015

Delays at Penn Station after Long Island Rail Road service was shut down due to a report of a person on the tracks. (Credit: Twitter/Mitchell Trinka)

Man Hit By Train At Penn Station; LIRR Service Shut Down As Evening Rush Begins

Long Island Rail Road service was shut down at Penn Station as the Thursday afternoon rush began, amid reports of a person under a train.

04/09/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Derailment Repair Causes More Delays On LIRR Ronkonkoma Line

Some Long Island Rail Road riders can expect a tough commute Wednesday after rail officials discovered problems on the Ronkonkoma line.

04/01/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Warns Of Canceled, Diverted Trains For LIRR’s Morning Rush

The service disruptions are due to the derailment of a non-passenger train in the railroad’s Westside Yard.

03/22/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Killed By LIRR Train On Montauk Branch

A Long Island Rail Road train has hit and killed a person, disrupting service on the Montauk branch.

03/06/2015

A Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) conductor is viewed on July 15, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

LIRR To Remove Toxins From Soil At 7 Sites

The Long Island Rail Road will excavate nearly 5,000 tons of contaminated soil at seven substations in Queens and Nassau County.

03/05/2015

A car struck by an LIRR train in Patchogue on March 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

One Person Hurt When LIRR Train Strikes Car In Patchogue; Push On For Safety Upgrades

One person in the car was injured and taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital.

03/03/2015

Jennifer Garvey holds up a newspaper account of the accident where her sport-utility vehicle was struck by a train in East Rockaway. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Recalls Horror Of SUV Being Hit By LIRR Train

A woman shared her frightening story Tuesday about getting struck by a Long Island Rail Road train at a crossing this week.

03/03/2015

The Ellison Avenue Bridge over the Long Island Rail Road in Westbury will be closed for a year as it is replaced. (Credit: CBS2)

Westbury Residents Not Looking Forward To Replacement Of Bridge Over LIRR

A deteriorating, heavily-used Long Island bridge over railroad tracks is going to be replaced. But that means a year of detoured traffic, and snarled road closures near the busy Roosevelt Field Mall in Nassau County.

02/27/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

2 People Struck By 2 Commuter Trains In 1 Afternoon

The Bergen County Rail Line on the NJ TRANSIT system was partially shut down late Wednesday afternoon, after a man was struck by a train in Garfield, New Jersey.

02/11/2015

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