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

LIRR Expands Quiet Car Program

If you’re looking for a relaxing commute on the Long Island Rail Road, finding it will soon get easier, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

06/14/2012

A man sleeps aboard the N train as part of Improv Everywhere's 'Sleeper Car' stunt. (credit: youtube.com/ImprovEverywhere)

Improv Everywhere’s Latest Stunt Converts Subway Into ‘Sleeper Car’

The stunt took place around midnight on Sunday on the N train in Astoria. A video shows the Improv Everywhere performers bringing cots, comforters, pillows and sleeping masks aboard the train. They even brought pajamas, in case anybody wanted to change.

03/21/2012

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

‘Quiet Cars’ Debut On Long Island Rail Road

Four morning and six evening trains running between Far Rockaway and Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn have a designated quiet car.

12/05/2011

Metro-North Railroad Train (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Railroad Adding ‘Quiet Cars’

Suburban commuters may soon be able to travel in a railroad car where the loudest noise is a subdued conversation.

09/23/2011