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Cuomo Announces $1 Billion Federal Loan Expected to Pay for MTA Safety Upgrades

Gov. Andrew Cuomo today announced that the state expects to receive a $1 billion loan from the federal government to pay for the installation of positive train control—a system aimed at making train lines safer that transit systems around the nation are required to install in the coming years. 565 more words


Massapequa Train Station, NY, USA

via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/rY7bAv January 19, 2009 at 02:34PM


Quadruple rainbow photographed from Glen Cove LIRR platform

GLEN COVE (PIX11) – For the second day in a row, rain lashed the tri-state area soaking commuters, but Tuesday morning the clouds parted, leaving one lucky LIRR rider with a stunning view — a quadruple rainbow arcing over the trees. 614 more words


The 10 Types of People on the LIRR

Every weekday morning hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders take the Long Island Rail Road to New York City for work.  Travelers as far as close as Woodside and as far as Montauk make their daily commute to the city to work and then make the return commute 8 hours later.  1,492 more words


Man Hit By Train At Penn Station; LIRR Service Shut Down As Evening Rush Begins

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Long Island Rail Road service was shut down at Penn Station as the Thursday afternoon rush began, after a man described as a panhandler ended up on the tracks and was hit by a train. 491 more words


Delays on LIRR after person jumps from moving train at Penn Station

MANHATTAN (PIX11) — The Long Island Rail Road is experiencing heavy delays after a person jumped from a moving train at Penn Station just before the start of the evening rush hour commute Thursday. 181 more words



Massapequa LIRR Station, under construction, Dec 2013

via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/s1DcXv December 09, 2013 at 04:02AM