Ronkonkoma Branch

One person was found dead near an apartment building in Farmingdale, and another was hit by an LIRR train, on Tuesday, Oct. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Decapitated, Son Struck By Train In Murder-Suicide In Farmingdale

Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.

10/29/2014

One person was found dead near an apartment building in Farmingdale, and another was hit by an LIRR train, on Tuesday, Oct. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Found Dead In Farmingdale, LIRR Line Shut Down

Police Tuesday evening were investigating two deaths in Farmingdale, in a probe that shut down the Ronkonkoma Branch of the Long Island Rail Road.

10/28/2014

The Deer Park Long Island Rail Road Station - Deer Park, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Report: L.I. Man Killed In Collision At Deer Park LIRR Station

A Long Island man is dead after he lost control of his car and crashed into a Long Island Rail Road platform.

12/14/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

Service Restored On LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch

The extreme cold is apparently to blame for several incidents on the rails this past week.

01/25/2013

Depature board at Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line Stamford station - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Additional Mass Transit Restoration Plans

Crews are quickly working to get rail networks back on track following the devastating toll Superstorm Sandy took on New York City Transit and parts of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad.

11/01/2012

A freight train derailed near Wyandanch, NY on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Suspends Overnight LIRR Service After Freight Train Derails Near Wyandanch

The MTA suspended service in both directions along the Ronkonkoma Branch of the Long Island Rail Road as crews worked throughout the night to clear the train in time for the morning rush.

02/03/2012