Tag: LIRR

Delayed, Blue Point Brewery’s New LIRR-themed Beer, Coming Soon

The Penn Station emergency track repairs that caused the Long Island Rail Road’s “Summer of Hell” has spawned carpools, ferries and other commuter alternatives—and now it’s also inspired a new beer.

LIRR’s Third Track Gets Key NY Senate Approval to Move Ahead

The long stalled proposal from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for Long Island is back on track.

Mixed Feelings as ‘Summer of Hell’ Starts for LIRR

Long Island Rail Road riders had some conflicting emotions Monday morning walking into what was dubbed the “Summer of Hell” for New York City commuters.

Late LIRR Trains Persist Despite Plans to Improve, Report Finds

The Long Island Rail Road continues to fall short of its self-imposed goal for on-time performance thanks to thousands of trains that were late, canceled or terminated, an audit found.

LIRR Derailment at Jamaica Causes Morning Cancellations, Delays

The cause of the disruption was a non-passenger train that detached from the tracks.

MTA OKs 4% LIRR Fare Hike

Long Island Rail Road riders will begin paying nearly four percent more for train tickets over the next two years in the latest fare hike to hit the nation’s busiest commuter railroad.

Long Island al Qaeda Sympathizer Gets 13 years in Prison

Prosecutors said Kaliebe was arrested when he tried to board a flight to Yemen to join al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula [AQAP]. The FBI had been monitoring Kaliebe long before he tried to board a plane at John F. Kennedy Airport, where he was arrested.

Cuomo Delivers State of The State Address on Long Island

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out an ambitious five-part agenda for Long Island when he delivered his regional State of the State address at SUNY Farmingdale State College on Tuesday.

LIRR Train Hits Car in Brentwood, Killing Driver

A Long Island Rail Road train struck a car that was on the tracks at a crossing, killing the driver in Brentwood on Monday evening, authorities said.

NTSB : LIRR Train in Brooklyn Crash Traveled Double the Speed...

The LIRR train pulled into Atlantic Terminal at 10 mph, as opposed to the 5 mph speed limit, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator told reporters at a Thursday press conference.