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MTA Long Island Rail Road is adding 38 trains (18 eastbound, 20 westbound) to its regular schedule to bring up to 20,000 thoroughbred racing fans to Belmont Park for the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes this Saturday, June 8.
FASTRACK Returns to Washington Heights/Inwood
Sandy Repairs Require Closure of Greenpoint G Tube
Sandy Repairs Require Closure of Montague R Tube
MTA LIRR Advisory
Six peregrine falcon chicks, hatched last month high atop two MTA bridges last month, have joined the MTA fold. Three chicks were born at Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge and three at Throgs Neck Bridge.
New Bus Service Coming to Brooklyn and Queens in September
Second Avenue Subway Project Receives Award
The first of several ramps being reconstructed and rehabilitated as part of the $50 million toll plaza improvement project at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is opening at Narrows Road South in June. Once the new Brooklyn-bound entrance ramp opens, the old ramp and a portion of the Narrows Road South exit ramp that leads to Lily Pond Avenue will be demolished to make way for the new lower level connector ramp, which will lead motorists directly from the Staten Island Expressway onto the bridge’s lower level
2nd Avenue Restaurant & Retail Week
With soaring temperatures and sunny skies, there could have been no better day to bring back [A] and [S] Train service to the Rockaways. The Occasion was marked by a ride on a vintage subway train and a ceremony held at the beach 116 Street station, attended by Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) representatives and local elected officials who all joined to reopen the line with a ceremonial ride from Howard Beach.
Service on the #1 line has resumed in both directions following a derailment involving a downtown #1 train between 125th St and 116th St Wednesday evening.
There is no 1 train service in both directions between 96th Street and 168th Street due to a rail condition outside 125th Street. Please monitor Service Status on this page for the latest updates.
Twenty-five individuals and groups have been accepted into the Music Under New York (MUNY) program after performing at the program’s 26th Annual Auditions held on May 13 in Grand Central Terminal.
Popularity of H Merchandise Continues Even as Rockaway Train Service is Set to Resume
Historic Garrison Station Sign Restored to Like-New Condition
Enjoy the Clearwater Festival June 15 & 16
The Cannonball, the Long Island Rail Road's fastest train to the East End, is now running non-stop from Manhattan for the first time since the train was introduced back in the 1890s. It arrives in Westhampton 94 minutes after departing from Penn Station, with follow-up stops at Southampton, East Hampton, Bridgehampton and Montauk. It's a one-seat, $27 ride, with reserved seating available for an extra charge. The Cannonball has traditionally departed from the Hunterspoint Avenue Station in Long Island City, Queens, but now it's running from Penn Station. It made its inaugural run from Penn on May 24, 2013.
FASTRACK Coming to Queens Blvd Line This Week
Final preparations are underway to restore A and Rockaway Park Shuttle service to the Rockaways