The railroad is rolling out a $388 million double track project to add an 18-mile line of track to the busy Ronkonkoma branch.
CBS2 got action after exposing overcrowded conditions on one Long Island Rail Road express route, and on Friday, officials were making a show of how serious they were taking the changes.
CBS2 News exclusively exposed the problem Monday night.
It’s not just an inconvenience anymore, the feds are looking into danger on the Long Island Railroad.
An early morning storm has knocked out power to thousands of customers on Long Island and snarled rail service for LIRR riders.
The Long Island Rail Road is trying to make the Islanders’ transition from Nassau County to Brooklyn easier on the core fan base.
Flooding west of the Hicksville station halted the Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson branches of the Long Island Rail Road Thursday evening.
No injuries were reported, but it took first responders nearly two hours to get all of the passengers off of both trains
Westbound service on the Long Island Rail Road was suspended for hours early Friday evening after two trains sideswiped and windows were left shattered.
The Empire Center for Public Policy said the average LIRR worker pulled in $106,000 and 130 employees earned more than $200,000, while riders struggle with rising fares.
The Long Island Rail Road recently put up fish netting below overhead rails, but birds became trapped in the netting and died.
A woman was speaking out Friday afternoon after a frightening fall at the Long Island Rail Road station in Great Neck.
The Port Washington line was temporarily suspended for about a half-hour while the woman was rescued.
A Long Island Rail Road train has collided with two vehicles at an intersection in Riverhead, a railroad spokesman said.
Last year, some fans waited more than three hours to catch a train home on the Long Island Rail Road after the Belmont Stakes.