LIRR: Babylon branch service restored after train hits person
Police have concluded their investigation, the railroad said, and delays were expected to "subside shortly."
Expanded LIRR rail yard could boost rush-hour service
The Long Island Rail Road finished construction on its $136 million Mid-Suffolk Yard in late November. More train storage capacity could translate to better service, railroad officials said.
Contactless payment comes to the LIRR in 2022, despite earlier pledge
OMNY is the MTA's upgrade to its quarter-century-old MetroCard fare system. Passengers pay the fare with a tap of a credit card, mobile device or a forthcoming fare card instead of by swiping a plastic card through a reader.
LIRR: Montauk branch service restored after train hits person
Service had been suspended between Babylon and Patchogue on Thursday morning.
From major court cases to new grocery stores, here’s what’s ahead for LI in 2021
From the challenges facing businesses, schools and police departments to political changes, planned openings, major court cases and the fight against the coronavirus, here's a preview.
MTA: Entire LIRR now equipped with positive train control technology
The completion of the project comes before a Dec. 31 deadline and follows years of delays in getting PTC up and running. The improvements mean the railroad is now "safer than ever," LIRR president Phillip Eng said.
For the MTA, no easy way out
Agency must make tough decision on fares.
LI gets ready for the big chill after major snowstorm
Thursday brought a day in which Long Islanders had to dig out but also get out of the house during the pandemic and have fun in the snow. But subfreezing temperatures will keep the crusty snow around awhile.
As storm winds down, LIers find getting around to be a chore
Roads were snow-covered, trains were delayed, and dozens of flights were canceled at the region's major airports.
MTA approves budget; LIRR plans service cuts
An expected $4.5 billion federal bailout could help stave off the worst of the MTA's proposed budget cuts next year, but the LIRR still plans to cut weekday service by as much as 15% next month, officials said Wednesday.