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Major Delays Persist After Vehicles On Tracks Shut Down Multiple LIRR Lines

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Unauthorized vehicles at two different locations on the tracks shut down service on several branches of the Long Island Rail Road Tuesday evening. 365 more words

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Downed Trees, Power Problems Snarl Metro-North, LIRR Service During Morning Commute

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Rain and wind are causing problems for the morning commute Monday on Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road lines.

Service on Metro-North’s Danbury Branch is suspended due to a mudslide and signal power problems. 202 more words

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Driver Narrowly Escapes Before LIRR Train Strikes Uber Car Near Bethpage

BETHPAGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An Uber driver had a close call in Bethpage Tuesday, as he found his car stuck on the railroad tracks just as a Long Island Rail Road train was heading his way. 500 more words

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Train hits vehicle, suspending LIRR service in both directions near Hicksville: MTA

NEW YORK — LIRR service is suspended in both directions east of Hicksville after a vehicle was struck by a train, according to the MTA. 98 more words

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LIRR Suspensions This Weekend During Installation Of New Post Avenue Bridge In Westbury

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Installation of a new Post Avenue Bridge in Westbury will take place on Saturday and Sunday. The new span will increase vehicular clearance above Post Avenue by more than two feet which will reduce the number of train delays caused by oversized trucks hitting the bridge. 284 more words

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'He Saved My Life:' Off-Duty Firefighter Pulls Woman From SUV Moments Before Vehicle Hit By Train

BELLPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An off-duty firefighter is being credited with saving a woman’s life after her SUV ended up on Long Island Rail Road tracks following a crash with another vehicle. 359 more words

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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

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