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

Derailment Repair Causes More Delays On LIRR Ronkonkoma Line

Some Long Island Rail Road riders can expect a tough commute Wednesday after rail officials discovered problems on the Ronkonkoma line.


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.


LIRR crews work to re-rail a derailed train in Rego Park, Queens, on March 19, 2013. 
(Photo: MTA/Patrick Cashin/Flickr.)

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.


LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

LIRR Train Detained As Father, Son Carry Realistic-Looking Guns En Route To Comic Con

Police briefly detained a Long Island Rail Road train headed to New York City after a pair of passengers got on dressed in camouflage and carrying realistic-looking guns.



Metro-North Nearly Passes LIRR in Ridership Numbers

If you’re feeling the squeeze on Metro-North trains, it may be because ridership on that line is creeping closer to the number one spot.



LIRR, Metro-North Accept Credit Cards Again

People can now use their credit cards again to buy tickets at most Long Island and Metro-North commuter rail stations throughout the New York metropolitan region.