Long Island Rail Road

A Long Island Rail Road train in Lynbrook, N.Y. on July 14, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

LIRR To Equip New Fleet Of Trains With 10 Cameras

The LIRR has decided to equip its new fleet of train cars with 10 cameras instead of the seven originally proposed.

06/24/2015

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Demolition Of Old Bridge To Disrupt LIRR Service On Port Washington Line This Weekend

Some Long Island Rail Road riders are in store for some big disruptions this weekend.

06/19/2015

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

Jose Mendoza and Gerardo Ramirezperez and three minors are accused of vandalizing cars in a Central Islip LIRR parking lot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Teens Charged With Vandalizing, Stealing From At Least 15 Cars In LIRR Parking Lot

Police said officers were tipped off about car break-ins at the LIRR parking lot on Suffolk Avenue in Central Islip by an anonymous caller at around 3:20 a.m. Sunday.

06/07/2015

LIRR Belmont Park Station

Renovated LIRR Station Promising Better Ride For Belmont Stakes Fans

With thousands expected at Belmont Park Saturday to watch American Pharoah make a run for the Triple Crown, transit officials are promising a smoother ride this year thanks to a new LIRR station officially opening on Thursday.

06/04/2015

(Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Tri-State Guide To Planes, Trains & Automobiles

This Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the busiest in 10 years.

CBS New York–05/22/2015

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

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

Federal Loan Agreement Reached To Install Safety Technology On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Wednesday the Federal Railroad Administration and MTA agreed on a $967 million loan to install Positive Train Control technology.

05/07/2015

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

LIRR conductor waves from train window/file (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

MTA Campaign Tells Commuter Rail Riders ‘Groom At Home,’ ‘Keep Your Feet Off The Seat’

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is expanding its “Courtesy Counts” to both Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road.

04/22/2015

Delays at Penn Station after Long Island Rail Road service was shut down due to a report of a person on the tracks. (Credit: Twitter/Mitchell Trinka)

Man Hit By Train At Penn Station; LIRR Service Shut Down As Evening Rush Begins

Long Island Rail Road service was shut down at Penn Station as the Thursday afternoon rush began, amid reports of a person under a train.

04/09/2015

FILE -- Straphangers ride the No. 6 train. (credit: Getty Images)

Commuters Face Higher Prices After MTA Fare Hikes On Subways, Buses, Rails & Tolls

Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA’s budget.

03/23/2015

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