Long Island Rail Road

Construction Begins On New LIRR Access Point At Grand Central TerminalSigns of the new Long Island Rail Road concourse are starting to emerge at Grand Central Terminal.
MTA: East Side Access Project Hits 60 Percent Completion MarkThe project is the largest, and at $10 billion, it's the most expensive mass transit project in the nation.
LIRR Passenger Spotted Drinking Beer In Off-Limits Engineer's CabA passenger was caught drinking and riding the rails inside an off-limits engineer’s cabin this past weekend, and some have asked where the safety protocols are.
LIRR Service Resumes With Delays Into, Out Of Jamaica StationFire department activity halted Long Island Rail Road service into and out of Jamaica Station for nearly an hour Monday morning.
MTA Spokesperson: East Side Access Project Stalled By AmtrakAn MTA spokesperson said the delay is because Amtrack, which shares the rail junction, has not provided the necessary employees.
Extra Mass Transit Options In Place During Papal Visit; Street Closures May Divert BusesWith thousands expected to attend the pope's Central Park procession and Mass at Madison Square Garden, the MTA and Port Authority have ramped up service.
LIRR To Return To Normal Thursday Morning In Wake Of Freight Train DerailmentThe Long Island Rail Road announced late Wednesday that it will be back to a normal schedule for the Thursday morning rush, nearly two days after a freight train derailment in New Cassel.
Nassau County DA Hopeful Says Retweeted Threat Was A MistakeScotto said the incident is taking away from the real problems in Nassau County.
LIRR President Warns Future Breakdowns Could Happen 'At A Moment's Notice'The LIRR said equipment breakdowns like the one riders experienced on Wednesday could happen "at a moment's notice'' until it can make permanent repairs to a faulty signal system.
LIRR: Ronkonkoma Line's Second Track Project Will Bring Better ServiceThe railroad is rolling out a $388 million double track project to add an 18-mile line of track to the busy Ronkonkoma branch.
LIRR Cracks Down After CBS2 Exposes Crowding, Oversized Luggage On Cannonball ExpressCBS2 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 Gets Action: LIRR Asks Customers To Limit Oversized Luggage On Cannonball ExpressThe LIRR says it will designate some storage areas on the Cannonball for luggage, but said no luggage will be permitted in aisles or doorways.
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