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The Case for Rebuilding the LIRR Central Branch

Conventional wisdom in the New York region holds that the Long Island Rail Road (or Railroad if you prefer, I believe either is acceptable) needs  1,284 more words


119 Days Till Home

This is going to be bleak, and that’s ok. At just a few days shy of 24 weeks pregnant, living with my parents on Long Island and commuting to Manhattan’s Midtown East while spending what weekends we can in the home we actually own, every day is really 4 or 5 days. 891 more words


Number of train crashes adding up on LIRR

JAMAICA, Queens —Two trains side-swiped each other Friday evening near the Jamaica station on the Long Island Rail Road. Impact cracked windows but no one was hurt. 170 more words


Officials Investigating Cause Of LIRR Train Collision Near Jamaica Station

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Long Island Rail Road officials are looking into how two trains collided during rush hour Friday evening.

As CBS2’s Alex Denis reported, investigators from both the federal Railroad Administration and LIRR are working together to figure out how the two trains collided while moving slowly past each other. 290 more words


LIRR Trains Collide Near Jamaica Station; Service Snagged For Hours

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Westbound service on the Long Island Rail Road was suspended for hours early Friday evening after two trains collided and windows were left shattered. 441 more words


Lindenhurst Residents: New Anti-Pigeon Netting At LIRR Station Inhumane

LINDENHURST, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An effort to protect pedestrians from pigeon droppings is creating quite a mess on Long Island.

As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported, the Long Island Rail Road put up fish netting below overhead rails, but birds became trapped in the netting and died. 321 more words


LIRR train struck and killed 2 at Hollis station

HOLLIS, Queens — LIRR trains back on schedule after a Manhattan-bound LIRR train fatally struck two people in the Hollis section of Queens Thursday morning. 122 more words