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OpEd: LIRR Desperately Needs Federal Help

LIRR President: We need major federal funding. Now. Our future lies in the balance.

LIRR Riders Face $50 Fines For Not Wearing Masks Starting Monday

Those riding on Long Island Rail Road trains, subways and buses, where bare faces are currently banned as it is, will now face a $50 fine if they further refuse to wear a mask, according to transit agency officials and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

LIRR Service Restored After Isaias Cleanup

The Long Island Rail Road has restored service on all branches after crews cleared tracks of trees downed by Tropical Storm Isaias and repaired equipment damage.

OpEd: Moving the LIRR Forward Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

LIRR President: Even as the novel coronavirus slammed New York and affected our own ranks, we’ve been working creatively to embrace new ways to get work done efficiently. 

LIRR Keeps Up With Growing Demand While Protecting Riders

LIRR President: As we ramp up service to coincide with phased reopenings across Long Island and New York City, the LIRR workforce is working around the clock to keep customers and employees safe.

New LIRR App Feature Helps Riders Stay Socially Distant

The Long Island Rail Road released a new feature in the TrainTime app that tells commuters where to stand on the platform if they want to avoid crowding on the train coming into their station.

LIRR President: What’s Going On At Your Station?

LIRR President: Since joining the Long Island Rail Road, my focus has been on improving the customer experience while delivering a safe, reliable and comfortable trip.

LIRR Bringing Lactation Pod to Penn Station For Breastfeeding Moms

The Long Island Rail Road will soon offer mothers the privacy of a lactation pod to breastfeed their young children in Penn Station, officials said.

Belmont Redevelopment To Get New LIRR Station

A new Long Island Rail Road station will be built as part of the $1.26 billion Belmont Park Redevelopment Project, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

New LIRR President Makes The Rounds

Newly appointed Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng last week landed at an airport hotel in his latest stop on his continuing local meet-and-greet tour to introduce himself to the public.