Long Island Rail Road
A three-block-long concrete casing is under construction, in an effort to preserve a possible right-of-way for two flood-resistant rail tunnels into Penn Station.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday approved a nearly $2 billion contract for new cars on the Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road lines.
If the $1.8 billion contract for 584 of the Kawasaki-made electric cars is approved by the MTA this week, they’ll go into service beginning in 2017.
There will be seven projects coming up over the next few years on the LIRR, including the Double Track project.
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The Nassau Coliseum will be a distant memory for the Islanders as they leave the aging building for the first time since they entered the league in 1972.
LIRR riders can receive a pre-tax benefit of $245 each month through most employers, but that benefit is set to expire at the end of the year.
According to police, Niheim Levy got into an argument with a 49-year-old Freeport man around 4:50 a.m. on Saturday at the Bellmore station. The victim wound up on the tracks and came in contact with the third rail.
Spokesman Aaron Donovan said the copper theft caused nearly 10 cancellations during the morning rush.
Long Island Rail Road commuters faced a rough start to the work week after a train became disabled in one of the four East River tunnels, prompting heavy delays and cancellations.
Fifty Manhattan-bound trains were delayed as much as an hour during Thursday’s morning rush due to a disabled train, the Long Island Rail Road said.
The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.
Three defendants were convicted Tuesday in a scheme to help Long Island Rail Road employees receive disability payments by exaggerating or making up ailments.
Two people were struck by a Long Island Rail Road train Monday night, and may have been killed.
A New York City Councilman joined residents of the Sunnyside section of Queens Saturday to protest the noise caused by the East Side Access construction project for the Long Island Rail Road.