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LIRR crews work to re-rail a derailed train in Rego Park, Queens, on March 19, 2013. 
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LIRR: Rush Hour Service Disruptions Expected Through Friday As Crews Repair Damaged Track

The LIRR said it is canceling seven trains during the evening rush hour. It will also end one of the trains at Jamaica.

03/20/2013

Commuters at Penn Station deal with delays during Tuesday's afternoon rush after a derailment damaged one of the LIRR's main tracks. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

LIRR Cancellations To Continue Wednesday Morning Due To Derailment

Crews are still working to remove four cars of the derailed train and repair the damaged track, which is one of the four main tracks between Penn Station and Jamaica.

03/19/2013

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Bloomberg’s Drink Rules Take Effect Next Week, But Starbucks Not Making Changes

The company said that because of the milk content of its drinks, the fact that customers add their own sugar and still unanswered questions about the rules, it will continue selling 20-ounce ventis at its New York City stores.

03/08/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Days, 5 Deaths Or Injuries On Subway

Another person was struck and killed on a subway train Friday night, bringing the total number of subway accidents up to five for just this week.

02/23/2013

NJ TRANSIT Concourse at New York Penn Station (file / credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

NJ TRANSIT Executives To Meet Riders At N.Y. Penn Station Forum

A spokesman says riders can interact with members of NJ TRANSIT’s executive management team – including the head of rail operations for Penn Station in Manhattan.

02/19/2013

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Grand Central Terminal Forced To Close; Blizzard Makes A Mess For Mass Transit

Transit agencies across the Tri-State area are responding to the powerful winter storm which is causing disruptions.

02/08/2013

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

Power Problems Slowing Amtrak, NJ TRANSIT Rail Riders

Amtrak service was temporarily suspended between Newark and New York City because of mechanical problems with the Portal Bridge.

01/23/2013

LIRR President Helena Williams and Sen. Charles Schumer at LIRR 'Double Track' Announcement Jan. 16, 2013 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

LIRR Officials Roll Out Next Phase Of ‘Double Track’ Project

An environmental assessment is under way on building an additional track from Ronkonkoma, one of the railroad’s busiest stations, to Farmingdale. Only one track runs between the stations, which are about 18 miles apart.

01/16/2013

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ TRANSIT Service To Return To Normal At Last After Sandy

Starting Monday, life after Superstorm Sandy will be back to normal at last for the vast majority of TRANSIT passengers.

01/13/2013

NJ Transit train - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

NJT, Metro-North Restore More Service Lost During Superstorm Sandy

Executive director James Weinstein said full restoration marks another milestone because most customers commute to and from Manhattan.

01/11/2013

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LIRR Resumes Normal Service Out Of Penn Station

The railroad said customers should take the 2 or 3 trains to Atlantic Terminal or the E train to Jamaica for service to other branches.

01/07/2013

LIRR-Trains

Person Struck And Killed By LIRR Train In New Hyde Park

Service has been temporarily suspended on the main line in both directions between Penn Station and Hicksville. The accident also is affecting trains on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches.

01/01/2013

A train is seen at the Long Island Rail Road station - Great Neck, NY - Jun 6, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Six Weeks After Sandy, LIRR Restores Normal Service

Floodwaters from the storm poured into Amtrak’s East River tunnels and knocked out the entire signal system that manages Amtrak and LIRR trains between Long Island and Manhattan.

12/10/2012

People wait to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Penn Station. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Signal Problems Cause Big Train Troubles At New York Penn Station

While trains in and out of Penn Station are now operating with residual delays, there were major problems for getaway day commuters earlier in the day.

11/21/2012

People wait to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Penn Station. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Modified LIRR Service Back After Nor’easter Causes Rough Evening Commute

Modified service resumed Thursday morning after trains out of Penn Station were cancelled Wednesday night.

11/08/2012

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