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LIRR Conductor Suspended Amid Capitol Riots Probe

A Long Island Rail Road conductor has been suspended without pay as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority investigates whether he was involved in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol building.

OpEd: Long Island Rail Road Is Safer Than Ever, Ready For...

With 2020 over and with the Covid-19 vaccine distribution underway, I know we’re all hopeful for a fresh start in 2021. And I’m proud to say that going into the new year, the Long Island Rail Road is the safest it’s ever been.

New York Unveils New $1.6 Billion Train Hall at Penn Station

New York City unveiled a new $1.6 billion concourse at Penn Station on Wednesday, expanding North America's busiest train terminal and helping rectify what a celebrated architect called the "tragic demolition" of the old station six decades ago.

Moynihan Train Hall, a Penn Station Expansion, To Open Jan. 1,...

Moynihan Train Hall, a 50 percent expansion on Penn Station, will be completed on New Year’s Eve and open on New Year’s Day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Dec. 27.

Long Island Rail Road Completes Project to Curb Excessive Train Speeds

After 12 years of industry setbacks in implementing positive train control, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says its installation is complete on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North.

OpEd: Despite Pandemic, LIRR’s Future is Bright

LIRR President: Several of the innovations our teams here at LIRR have conceptualized, tested, and executed with success have led the way in the global railroading industry.

MTA To Borrow a Second Time from Fed Program

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Wednesday authorized borrowing up to $2.9 billion from a U.S. Federal Reserve loan program to aid its coronavirus-battered budget.

Cleaner-than-ever LIRR Wants You Riding Again

OpEd: Because of our dedicated workforce, we’re keeping a clean, safe system day in and day out for our returning customers.

OpEd: Thanks, LIRR Workers, For Keeping Trains Rolling During Pandemic

LIRR President: Riding public transportation remains a safe way to get around. We’re doing our part to keep it that way.

OpEd: LIRR Desperately Needs Federal Help

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