Tag: Long Island Rail Road

OpEd: Get Away With the LIRR, And Leave Your Car At...

In 2021, the Long Island Rail Road is so much more than just a business commuter rail. 

Investigators Find Eight LIRR Conductors Disappeared Train Tickets

Undercover investigators found eight train conductors on the Long Island Rail Road failed to produce tickets collected from riders as they were supposed to, violating their own agency guidelines and fraud protections.

Oped: LIRR Coping With More Ferocious Weather

It seems like the storms that come our way keep getting more ferocious – but they’re no match for the skill and dedication of our workforce.

OpEd: Keeping the Long Island Rail Road Working For You

Phillip Eng, president of the MTA Long Island Rail Road: "We’re working hard to make our railroad as inclusive as possible."

MTA Launches LIRR Train Capacity Google Maps Feature, Freezes Fares For...

Long Island Rail Road now has real-time seating availability information available on Google Maps, LIRR president Phil Eng announced on Wednesday.

OpEd: LIRR Revives Getaway Packages Just in Time for Summer

Phillip Eng, president of the LIRR: "Customers can revisit favorite local destinations like Long Beach, Jones Beach, and Fire Island (via Bay Shore and Patchogue), or join us for something new: a day-long guided brewery crawl across the South Shore."

LIRR Adds Free WiFi at Atlantic Terminal, Cell Service in Train...

The MTA hooked up free public wifi connectivity at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn and cell service in part of its underground commuter rail tunnel for Verizon subscribers, Long Island Rail Road chiefs announced Tuesday.

New LIRR Travel Package to Breweries Continues Long Island’s Reopening

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is launching a discount travel package that will stop at two Long Island breweries and downtown Patchogue, LIRR President Phil Eng announced on Tuesday.

OpEd: The Latest High-tech Upgrades on the Long Island Rail Road

Long Island Rail Road customers coming back to ride for the first time in a while will find enhancements.

LIRR Conductor Couple in Speonk Clocked in For Each Other Without...

A married couple of Long Island Rail Road conductors cut shifts and covered for each other by punching time cards for their spouse who didn’t show up to work last fall, according to a newly-released report from the Office of the MTA Inspector General Carolyn Pokorny.