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LIRR Trains Back On Schedule Following Switch Problem At Penn Station

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Long Island Rail Road says trains are running normally again after a switch issue caused problems for commuters during the morning rush Tuesday. 138 more words


First Day On The Job For New LIRR President

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The new president of the Long Island Rail Road began his first day on the job Monday.

Phillip Eng started his day by boarding a train in Smithtown and talked with CBS2’s Janelle Burrell about some of the problems he’s been seeing over the last year. 363 more words


'Mr. Eng:' LIRR Riders Tell New Transit Boss What They Want To See Fixed

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Long Island Rail Road’s new president takes over Monday, but he’s already getting directives from his bosses – long-suffering commuters in search of repairs and quicker rides. 430 more words


Phil Eng to replace Pat Nowakowski as LIRR President

Phil Eng, the M.T.A.’s current COO, will become the new President of the LIRR following the resignation of Pat Nowakowski, as first reported by Newsday 167 more words


MTA Appoints Phillip Eng As New LIRR President

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Phillip Eng, a transportation veteran, has been appointed as the next president of the Long Island Rail Road, MTA officials announced Thursday. 526 more words


Belmont Will Not Happen

I am fully aware that the Belmont Park arena proposal has been announced already by Jon Ledecky and Islanders management. I am fully aware that the arena is backed by some of the important people in New York sports (Governor Cuomo, the Wilpon family, James Dolan, and the Islanders). 610 more words


LIRR Train Hits Car On Tracks In Fiery Crash Near Mineola Station

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Long Island Rail Road service was suspended in both directions east of Mineola following a fiery collision Friday night.

Shortly before 8 p.m., a LIRR train struck a car that was stuck on the tracks at the rail crossing at Main Street and Willis Avenue near the Mineola station. 300 more words