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FILE -- Passengers board LIRR train in Hicksville, Long Island. (file/credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fatal Accident Causes Service Disruptions On 3 LIRR Lines

Service was suspended for about two hours Tuesday morning between Huntington and Hicksville after the LIRR said an unauthorized person was struck by a train.

03/11/2014

Main Street in East Islip (credit: OT Farm)

Parts Of Long Island Hit With More Than A Foot Of Snow

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island, along with New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.

02/13/2014

Third Rail Problem In East River Tunnel Causes LIRR Service Disruptions (CBS 2)

LIRR, NJ TRANSIT Service Restored Following Delays, Canceled Trains

The LIRR said customers should expect canceled trains and delays during the evening rush hour.

01/29/2014

Morning rush commuters board a LIRR train in Mineola. (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIRR, Metro-North Ridership Grew In 2013

Both commuter rail lines carried 83.4 million riders last year. The stronger economy and more people back to work were credited with the increases.

01/27/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train in Penn Station (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

LIRR Trains Back To Normal After Third Rail Problem Prompts Heavy Delays, Cancellations

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.

08/19/2013

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Penn Station Monday. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Near-Normal’ Commute Finally Expected, Over 24 Hours After LIRR Derailment

At long last, a “near-normal” commute was expected Wednesday, in the wake of a derailment that damaged tracks and switches.

06/18/2013

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

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

Long Island Rail Road (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nearly Half Give LIRR High Marks In New Poll

After more than 800 Long Islanders were surveyed, 49 percent said they thought the Long Island Rail Road was doing a good or excellent job.

12/27/2011