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How well do you know the Long Island Rail Road?

A Long Island Rail Road train pulls into

A Long Island Rail Road train pulls into a station. Credit: Brittany Wait

1

Scenes from which movie features the LIRR?

The MTA’s post-9/11 plan to increase security throughout

The MTA’s post-9/11 plan to increase security throughout the system, including at Long Island Rail Road stations, is nearly a decade behind schedule and will cost at least $700 million more than originally projected, according to a state report due out on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Newsday file footage 2012, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

2

How many trains originate or terminate at Penn Station each weekday?

Some of Penn Station's fast food eateries are

Some of Penn Station's fast food eateries are on their way out. Credit: Ethan Leavitt

Credit: Ethan Leavitt

3

Which president commuted to New York from the Oyster Bay station?

Theodore Roosevelt is seen here commuting from the

Theodore Roosevelt is seen here commuting from the Long Island Rail Road's Oyster Bay station on Aug. 18, 1901. Credit: Anthony F. Melillo

Credit: Anthony F. Melillo

4

Roxey the dog, once a regular fixture on trains, is buried at which LIRR train station?

A Long Island Rail Road train.

A Long Island Rail Road train. Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

5

This eagle was once based at the old Penn Station. Which LIRR station does it call home today?

The 5,700-pound eagle.

The 5,700-pound eagle. Credit: Howard Schnapp

Credit: Howard Schnapp

6

Which of the following competed with the LIRR in the 1800s?

The prospect of a Long Island Rail Road

The prospect of a Long Island Rail Road strike now hurtles into the state campaign season, with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, seeking re-election, expected to engineer the labor strategy. Credit: Steve Pfost

Credit: Steve Pfost

7

Which of the following statements is not true?

Catching the last LIRR train home from Penn

Catching the last LIRR train home from Penn Station

8

Which of the following was never a LIRR station?

The Long Island Rail Road has released its

The Long Island Rail Road has released its schedule for Belmont Stakes day on Saturday. Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

9

The LIRR has how many branches?

A surveillance camera on the outside of the

A surveillance camera on the outside of the LIRR at the Jamaica Station in Queens, June 10, 2014. Credit: Uli Seit

Credit: Uli Seit

10

Which of the following was a LIRR slogan?

It's the Long Island Rail Road, not railroad.

It's the Long Island Rail Road, not railroad. You're not sure why it's two words, but you know that it is. Credit: Newsday

Credit: Newsday

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