Waiting rooms at 41 LIRR stations will now be open until 10 p.m., the railroad announced Wednesday.
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A fleet of massive tunneling machines that has spent 4 1/2 years digging 13 miles of new train tubes deep beneath New York City finally fell silent this week after the last of the monsters finished its mission.
The bird has become a local celebrity, but there is still a debate raging about whether it is a he or a she — a rooster or a hen.
Brooke Bene, who got engaged in April, said she took the ring off one morning while on the 6:38 a.m. train from Huntington to Atlantic Terminal to apply hand lotion.
Cooling centers will be open on Friday to help New Yorkers beat the heat, as near record-breaking temps continue to suffocate the area.
If you’re looking for a relaxing commute on the Long Island Rail Road, finding it will soon get easier, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
The retirees are accused of faking injuries to qualify for extra disability pension pay. Tuesday arrests came following 11 last October, including doctors who allegedly helped retirees game the system and former LIRR workers who claimed crippling injuries.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials also reiterated Monday that the new completion date for the project is August 2019. The East Side Access project was supposed to wrap up by 2016.
The Long Island Rail Road has scheduled a major facelift for its busiest line. More than $200 million will be spent to upgrade the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line, which carries more than 40 percent of its traffic.
A transit worker struck by a Long Island Rail Road train early this morning is listed in serious condition at Elmhurst Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say a 33-year-old, who was driving without a licence, crashed through a chain-link fence and onto the tracks in Wyandanch. The wreck caused damage to about 300 feet of the third rail which supplies power to the trains.
The lockers are just outside the train station and are designed to protect your bike from theft and bad weather.
Flowers and burning candles now mark the blocked escalator entrance at the Lindenhurst Long Island Rail Road station where 88-year-old Irene Bernatzky fell and died from her injuries Tuesday.
Shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, an 88-year-old woman apparently fell on the escalator to the station’s platform, according to a statement from the LIRR.
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