LIRR

Flooding on the Long Island Rail Road near Hicksville on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: rjvaleo/Instagram)

Flooding Briefly Shuts Down 2 Branches Of Long Island Rail Road

Flooding west of the Hicksville station halted the Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson branches of the Long Island Rail Road Thursday evening.

07/30/2015

Jamaica Train Incident

Officials Investigating Cause Of LIRR Train Collision Near Jamaica Station

No injuries were reported, but it took first responders nearly two hours to get all of the passengers off of both trains

07/18/2015

Jamaica Train Incident

LIRR Trains Collide Near Jamaica Station; Service Snagged For Hours

Westbound service on the Long Island Rail Road was suspended for hours early Friday evening after two trains sideswiped and windows were left shattered.

07/17/2015

LIRR Worker Salaries

Report: Many LIRR Workers Making Six-Figure Salaries

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.

07/17/2015

pigeons Lindenhurst LIRR

Lindenhurst Residents: New Anti-Pigeon Netting At LIRR Station Inhumane

The Long Island Rail Road recently put up fish netting below overhead rails, but birds became trapped in the netting and died.

07/14/2015

Woman falls between LIRR train and platform

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman Talks About Falling Into Gap, Landing On LIRR Tracks

A woman was speaking out Friday afternoon after a frightening fall at the Long Island Rail Road station in Great Neck.

07/03/2015

Woman falls between LIRR train and platform

Woman Rescued After Falling Between LIRR Train, Platform In Great Neck

The Port Washington line was temporarily suspended for about a half-hour while the woman was rescued.

07/02/2015

Police on the scene of an accident involving a LIRR train and two vehicles in Riverhead on June 18, 2015. (credit: Richard Rose/WLNY-TV 10/55)

LIRR Train Strikes 2 Vehicles In Riverhead

A Long Island Rail Road train has collided with two vehicles at an intersection in Riverhead, a railroad spokesman said.

06/18/2015

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

LIRR Looks To Avoid Repeat Of Last Year’s Commuting Chaos After Belmont Stakes

Last year, some fans waited more than three hours to catch a train home on the Long Island Rail Road after the Belmont Stakes.

06/02/2015

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

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