Metropolitan Transportation Authority logo

LIRR

Subscribe to RSS - LIRR
Press Release
August 27, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Governor Cuomo Announces Double Track Milestone Toward Improving Ronkonkoma Branch Service

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that MTA Long Island Rail Road has reached an important milestone to improve service on the busy Ronkonkoma Branch. Workers began installing the first sections of rail on the $388 million Double Track Project, which will build a second track over an 18-mile stretch between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma stations.

Press Release
August 25, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Vans Replace LIRR Trains Between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay During Oyster Bay Triathlon on Morning of Sunday, August 30

Vans will replace trains between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay between 8 and 11 a.m. this coming Sunday, August 30, to accommodate the athletes and spectators of the annual Oyster Bay Triathlon. The LIRR expects that about 35 passengers will be affected by the service change.

Press Release
August 25, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Buses Replace Trains Between Huntington & Port Jefferson Weekend of August 29 and 30 for Track Work

Buses will replace trains between Port Jefferson and Huntington over the weekend of Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30 as the Long Island Rail Road performs rail grinding work on that stretch of track. The work will affect customers who will be traveling between Huntington and Port Jefferson between the hours of 12:35 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. each day.

Eastbound

Press Release
August 21, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Take LIRR to U.S. Open Tennis at Flushing Meadows Aug. 25 thru Sept. 13 for Qualifiers, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day & Open Tournament

Tennis fever is about to grip New York and MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service to Mets-Willets Point Station on the Port Washington Branch to get fans to the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament beginning with the first pre-tournament event on Tuesday, August 25 right through the championship showdowns that wrap up on Sunday, September 13.

Press Release
August 20, 2015
IMMEDIATE
LIRR Asks Friday Afternoon Cannonball Customers to Limit Oversized Luggage

MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is asking customers on the Friday afternoon Cannonball – the popular train from Penn Station to the Hamptons and Montauk – to help ensure a safe and comfortable ride by leaving oversized luggage at home and stowing all items in overhead racks or under seats.

Press Release
August 18, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Buses Replace Trains from Port Wash to Great Neck Saturday, Aug. 22 & Sunday, Aug. 23 as Installation of the New Colonial Road Bridge Gets Underway

Buses will replace trains on the single track area between Port Washington and Great Neck on Saturday, August 22, and Sunday, August 23, as the LIRR begins installation of the new Colonial Road Bridge in the Village of Thomaston near Great Neck Station. For much of that two day period, Port Washington Branch service will be reduced from half-hourly to hourly.

But Don’t Worry, Zac Brown Fans

Press Release
August 16, 2015
IMMEDIATE
LIRR Restores Ronkonkoma Service

MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has restored normal service on the Ronkonkoma Branch, following the crash of a small plane onto the tracks at the South Oyster Bay Road crossing in Hicksville. Regular service will be in place for the Monday morning rush. No other LIRR branches were affected by the crash.

Press Release
August 13, 2015
IMMEDIATE
MTA Long Island Rail Road Dedicates New Parking Facility at Wyandanch Train Station

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Patrick A. Nowakowski was joined today by state and local officials at the ribbon-cutting for the newly completed 920-space Wyandanch Parking Facility located at the LIRR’s Wyandanch train station adjacent to the Wyandanch Rising residential community, one of Long Island’s most transformative Transit-Oriented Developments.

Press Release
August 4, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Port Jefferson Branch & Oyster Bay Branch Customers Can Expect Cancellations & Combined Trains during Tonight’s Evening Rush Hour

http://www.mymtaalerts.comPort Jefferson Branch and Oyster Bay Branch customers can expect some cancellations and combined trains during tonight's evening rush hour. This is the result of downed power lines and trees along the Port Jefferson Branch blocking several trains from leaving the Port Jefferson storage yard and causing a shortage of diesel trains scheduled to travel westbound on both branches.

Press Release
July 30, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Get Brooklyn Bound and Save with LIRR!

MTA Long Island Rail Road wants to get you to beautiful Brooklyn with daily discounts to popular attractions. Whether you’re looking for a day of culture, a retreat with nature or a ride with exhilaration, LIRR has your savings on entertainment for the entire family.

Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Pages