LIRR gaps still remain 4 years into project
Four years into a project to shrink dangerous gaps between trains and station platforms, the Long Island Rail Road still ...
LIRR's Williams: Gap accidents reduced in half
Accidents involving the gap between Long Island Rail Road station platforms and its train doors fell 56 percent in 2009, ...
Woman hurt in gap fall at Merrick LIRR station
A female Long Island Rail Road passenger injured her right knee when she fell into the gap between the platform and an eastbound train at the Merrick station.
Man falls into gap at Syosset LIRR station
A man was injured Tuesday when he fell into a gap between a Long Island Rail Road train and the ...
LIRR gap accidents down one-third
Railroad president says she's pleased with reduction but 'we'd like to bring that down some more'
At one station, LIRR still hasn't closed gap
Stepping over the gap is still a risky move at the Long Island Rail Road's Syosset station.
LIRR passenger risk higher than other area rail lines
Passengers on the Long Island Rail Road run a higher risk of injury than those on other rail divisions in the metropolitan area -- Metro-North, NJ Transit and the New York City subways -- accident data for each of the lines show.
LIRR gaps: Thirty years of neglect
The Long Island Rail Road knew for more than three decades that the gap between trains and platforms posed a serious threat to passengers, injuring hundreds of riders in terrifying falls.
Litany of gap claims filed against LIRR
Lawsuits against the Long Island Rail Road stemming from falls into the gap date back more than 35 years, with plaintiffs claiming injuries as severe as torn ligaments, fractured bones, paralysis and dismemberment.
Critics: Report blames victim
In just four pages, the state Public Transportation Safety Board concluded that Natalie Smead became the Long Island Rail Road's first gap-related fatality because she put herself in the path of an oncoming train and because she was drunk.