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While service has resumed across much of the MTA system, other areas were hit extremely hard by Hurricane Irene. Metro-North Railroad's Port Jervis Line has sustained catastrophic damage that will require months to repair. Shorter-term recovery efforts are underway to restore a number of other LIRR and Metro-North branches.
The LIRR is serving up aces with its frequent service to the U.S. Tennis Open. Trains will stop at the Mets-Willets Point Station for the qualifying rounds through the finals -; including the Men's finals, which has been rescheduled to Monday, September 12 at 4 PM.
While service has resumed across much of the MTA system, other areas were hit extremely hard by Hurricane Irene. Metro-North Railroad's Port Jervis Line has sustained catastrophic damage that will require months to repair. Shorter-term recovery efforts are underway to restore a number of other LIRR and Metro-North branches. <a href='/pj/index.html'><strong>Alternate Service Information</strong></a>
New Destinations Include Polo Matches, Oyster Bay Village Tour, and the North Fork's Hallockville Fall Festival
<strong>Hurricane Warning</strong><br> <strong>August 26, 2011</strong><br><br> Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this morning directed MTA officials to begin immediately implementing a hurricane plan designed to protect the safety of New Yorkers before, during and after the expected impacts of Hurricane Irene, with latest forecasts showing dangerous conditions reaching the area as early as Saturday evening.
<strong>Hurricane Warning</strong><br> <strong>August 26, 2011</strong><br><br> Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this morning directed MTA officials to begin immediately implementing a hurricane plan designed to protect the safety of New Yorkers before, during and after the expected impacts of Hurricane Irene, with latest forecasts showing dangerous conditions reaching the area as early as Saturday evening.
Metro-North President Howard Permut outlines the railroad's response to customer concerns about on-board communications with an open letter and action plan based on customer forum last week
<p>There have been no earthquake-related service disruptions on the MTA network. Operating personnel have conducted preliminary inspections and have not observed any immediate indications of damage. Out of an abundance of caution, field engineers have begun a more thorough inspection process that will focus on elevated structures and tunnels and is expected to last into the overnight hours.</p>
The LIRR is serving up aces with its frequent service to the U.S. Tennis Open. Trains will stop at the Mets-Willets Point Station for the qualifying rounds through the finals.
Workers from MTA New York City Transit renewed a section of track near Hoyt-Schermerhorn in Brooklyn and replaced sections of track at the Burke Av. station on the 2 and 5 line in the Bronx.
The latest in a series throughout the summer highlighting how you can use your MetroCard to enjoy all that New York has to offer brings us to the world's largest urban zoo.
The Verrazano-Narrows towers are getting a "leg lift," thanks to a two-year, nearly $19 million project.
Ready for football? The LIRR is again offering a special, one-ticket ride from Long Island to the Meadowlands to see the Giants and the Jets and other select stadium events.
Historic news from MTA Metro-North Railroad!
LIRR has launched a pilot program using hand-held Ticket Issuing Machines that allow customers to purchase tickets on board trains with all major credit and debit cards.
LIRR Wine Country Getaway tour this Saturday, August 6
Metro-North Railroad has reviewed its actions in response to a number of heat-related incidents on July 22, 2011 on the New Haven Line. The results of that review are in this report.
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