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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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