'Summer Of Hell' Was Not So Hellish For LIRR Commuters, Lhota SaysThe Long Island Rail Road is getting ready to shift back to regular service as the last week of the Summer of Hell arrives.
Pressure Mounts For LIRR To Make All Stations Accessible To Disabled RidersSeveral Long Island Rail Road stations leave people who use wheelchairs and walkers stranded.
Gov. Cuomo To Give Speech On Future Of LIRR SystemGov. Andrew Cuomo will deliver a speech Wednesday on the future of the Long Island Rail Road.
Train Troubles Cause Terrible Tuesday Commutes For LIRR RidersRiders who use the Long Island Rail Road's Long Beach branch were in for a challenging commute Tuesday morning.
Amtrak Says Penn Station Repairs 'A Little Bit Ahead Of Schedule'Amtrak said it is making good progress as the first week of the dreaded "Summer of Hell" repair work at Penn Station wraps up.
New York Senate Republicans OK $1.9B In Funding For 3rd LIRR TrackRepublicans in the GOP-controlled state Senate are backing a $1.9 billion plan to build a third track for the Long Island Rail Road in Nassau County.
MTA On Board With Cuomo's Plan To Lower Fares For Some LIRR Riders During Penn Station Repairs The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it intends to make sure Long Island Rail Road riders are "fairly compensated" during Amtrak's track work this summer at Penn Station.
Long Island Communities At Odds Over Proposed LIRR Summer Ferry ServicePart of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's plan to offer Long Island Rail Road commuters an alternative during the upcoming "summer of hell" commute at Penn Station is a planned ferry service from Glen Cove, Nassau County.
Commuters Sue Over Poor Service On Long Island Rail RoadAn attorney has filed a lawsuit on behalf of two Long Island Rail Road riders, claiming that delays, cancellations and crowding have made for emotional distress for passengers.
LIRR Worker Struck, Killed By Train In QueensTrains on the Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson, Oyster Bay and Hempstead lines were delayed for 15 to 20 minutes, and westbound trains bypassed the Queens Village and Hollis stations.
Service Resumes At Penn Station After Delays, Cancellations Snarl Evening CommuteRiders are experiencing 10 to 15 minute delays heading eastbound out of Penn Station, and the LIRR advised customers to anticipate additional cancellations throughout the evening.
'Ridiculously Horrible:' LIRR Riders Fed Up After East River Tunnel Power Problem Snarls Morning CommuteThe power problem stalled two LIRR trains inside one of the East River tunnels, stranding hundreds of passengers.