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Commuters Weigh Pros And Cons Of Proposed LIRR Third Track Project

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Long Island Rail Road commuters who put up with record delays and cancellations complain that they infrastructure is simply obsolete.

Many are wondering if a proposed project to build a third rail track can be the game changer the largest commuter railroad in the country needs. 348 more words


Broken Rail Halts Inbound LIRR From Jamaica To Atlantic Terminal For Hours

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some westbound service on the Long Island Rail Road was halted during the evening rush and well into the night Thursday. 163 more words


1 Dead When Vehicle Is Hit By Non-Passenger Train On LIRR Tracks In Brentwood

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — One person was killed late Monday when a vehicle was struck by non-passenger train on the Long Island Rail Road tracks in Brentwood, Long Island. 118 more words


BREAKING NEWS: Derailment at Brooklyn's Atlantic Terminal leaves at least 18 injured

At least 18 people have been injured after a train derailed in New York, according to the city’s fire department.

ABC reports that a Long Island Railroad commuter train came off the tracks at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn. 65 more words


Videos: LIRR Train Crashes At Atlantic Terminal In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island Rail Road train crashed into a bumping block at the end of a track at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning. 253 more words


LIRR Passengers Describe Atlantic Terminal Crash As 'Total Chaos'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Passengers on board a Long Island Rail Road train described a scene of “total chaos,” and injuries, after it crashed into a bumping block… 648 more words


Expert: Positive Train Control Not A 'Magic Bullet' That Could've Prevented LIRR Crash

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Railroad engineering expert Gus Ubaldi says that positive train control technology may not have helped prevent Wednesday morning’s LIRR crash at Atlantic Terminal… 308 more words