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NTSB Reveals Engineers In LIRR, NJ TRANSIT Crashes Had Sleep Apnea

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Federal investigators have found that the engineers in two recent commuter train crashes in the New York City-area were both suffering from severe… 255 more words


Driver Killed After Pickup Truck Gets Hit By LIRR Train Near Deer Park

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An LIRR train struck a pickup truck that was on the tracks near Deer Park Monday afternoon.

The driver of the truck was killed, authorities said. 102 more words


unmentionable allies

It’s National Cheese Pizza Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

As the adage goes, when one gazes into the proverbial abyss, there’s always something staring out of it at you. 860 more words

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Full Service Returns To Penn Station Following So-Called 'Summer Of Hell'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Regular service returned Tuesday for thousands of commuters following a two-month repair project at Penn Station dubbed the “summer of hell.” 611 more words


On Peak / Off Peak

For the last two years of my education, I’ve been taking the train from Long Island into Manhattan for school.  At the moment, it felt expensive and time consuming to make that journey every morning and night.   264 more words


Amtrak Officials Announce Completion Of Track Work At Penn Station

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Amtrak has completed the track work at Penn Station that forced the railroads that share the busy transit hub to curtail service for eight weeks. 219 more words


'Summer Of Hell' Was Not So Hellish For LIRR Commuters, Lhota Says

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Long Island Rail Road is getting ready to shift back to regular service as the last week of the Summer of Hell arrives. 155 more words