Long Island Railroad

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Riders Open Wallets Wider As MTA Fare Hikes Kick In

Your commute into New York City is going to cost you more as MTA fare and toll hikes went into effect Sunday.


A couple has documented their 40 year love story with 10,000 love notes. (Credit:CBS2)

Couple Documents Their 40 Year Love Story With 10,000 Love Notes

The couple has 10,000 love notes filled with endless ‘I love yous.’ Bill Bresnan has written a letter to his wife Kris every day since they met in 1974.


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Cold Spring Harbor LIRR Commuters: Too Many Cars, Not Enough Spaces

Many cars and not enough parking spaces—it’s a problem all too familiar to railroad commuters. Now, some are paying a hefty price for trying to solve it on their own.


Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: LIRR To Spend $14 Million To Replace Recently Upgraded Escalators

The Long Island Rail Road plans to spend $14 million to replace six escalators that were upgraded less than two years ago.


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

CBS New York’s Guide To Surviving The LIRR Strike

The Long Island Rail Road is considered one of the busiest railroads in the United States, providing roughly 300,000 daily rides. So it’s no surprise that hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders are sitting on […]


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

Despite Contingency Plan Riders Fear Messy Commute If Strike Halts LIRR Service

There are eight days and counting until a possible Long Island Railroad strike that could severely disrupt the commutes for more than 300,000 riders.



Getting Into NYC Is More Than Just A Commute

Commuting into New York City is more than just a commute –it’s a lifestyle. But with all the congestion and traffic, we sometimes forget the beautiful scenic views we come across as we head into NYC.


Snow in Selden, New York.(credit: Rob Caruso)

Winter Storm Hammers Tri-State Area; Widespread Outages Reported

Widespread power outages were affecting parts of the area, especially customers in Connecticut and Long Island.


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LIRR Service Suspended After Truck Accident

Long Island Railroad service has been suspended from Speonk to Montauk after a truck hit a railroad overpass near the Hampton Bays.


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Project Begins Boring Tunnels To Connect LIRR To Grand Central

As two 640-ton machine began boring four tunnels to connect Long Island Railroad’s main line to the Grand Central Terminal, officials did a little celebrating and bragging.


Stranded commuters at the Port Washington Long Island Railroad station listen to announcements as service was suspended due to inclement weather, on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Snow Guide: Commuter Resources

It’s been a rough day for commuters Thursday following latest winter storm. Here are some helpful links and information so you can know the conditions before you hit the roads.


Inside the LIRR's new high-tech control center at Jamaica Station. (Photo/Peter Haskell)

LIRR Completes New $56M Modernization Project

LIRR President Helena Williams said the completion “signals a new era of switch control for the LIRR at a critical junction” and meant “better reliability for our customers.”


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Metro-North, LIRR Drinks May Get More Expensive

Cocktail hour on the suburban commuter rail lines was likely to get a little more expensive Monday.


LIRR passengers board train. (credit: AP)

LIRR Train Schedules Return To Normal

Over the weekend, the railroad’s $56 million upgrade project left a long trail of frustration.


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LIRR Back On Track, But More Service Disruptions Looming

After a weekend of delays and cancelled trains, it appears the Long Island Rail Road will be back on track to start the work week – but this won’t be the end to the ambitious upgrade work.