Tag: Long Island Rail Road
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.
The long stalled proposal from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for Long Island is back on track.
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.
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.
The cause of the disruption was a non-passenger train that detached from the tracks.
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.
Accumulation on Friday was minimal across parts of the Island. The weather service was reporting 2-4 inches as rush hour hit and snow-covered roadways possibly leading to slippery travel.
At around 9 a.m., the LIRR in a Tweet warned commuters of possible delays at Atlantic Terminal, a busy rail hub.