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Press Release
June 28, 2020
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MTA Replaces 78-Year-Old LIRR Bridge in Carle Place
Sixth Major Bridge Project Completed On Time and On Budget as Part of LIRR Expansion Project
 
Press Release
June 25, 2020
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MTA to Replace Glen Cove Road Bridge in Carle Place

The Long Island Rail Road today announced that crews working on the LIRR Expansion Project will replace the 78-year-old bridge that carries the Long Island Rail Road over Glen Cove Road in Carle Place. The work will result in a suspension of train service for 55 hours between Mineola and Hicksville on the weekend of June 27-28, as well as weekend roadway closures.

Press Release
June 22, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng Appears on LI News Radio
MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng appeared on 103.9FM's LI News Radio with Jay Oliver on Monday, June 22, to discuss the Phase 2 of New York City reopening and how it affects LIRR.
A transcript of the interview appears below.
Press Release
June 21, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: LIRR President Phil Eng Appears on Connoisseur Radio's Island Outlook

Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng appeared on Connoisseur Radio's Island Outlook with John Lynch.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

John Lynch: Good morning, I'm John Lynch and welcome to Island Outlook on this station of Connoisseur Media Long Island. And this morning, we are talking with the President of the Long Island Rail Road, Phil Eng. Good morning, sir.

Phil Eng: Good morning John, thank you for having me. I appreciate the opportunity to get on and chat with your listeners.

Press Release
June 16, 2020
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Long Island Rail Road Unveils First in North America TrainTime App with Capacity Tracker

New App Empowers Riders by Providing Real-Time Information to Minimize Crowding and Maximize Social Distancing  

Revamp Built Fully In-House; App Is MTA’s First to Be Translated into Chinese and Spanish

Click Here for Video Demonstration App

Click Here for Photos of App

Press Release
May 27, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng Appears on PIX 11 Morning News

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng appeared on PIX 11 Morning News with Dan Mannarino on Wednesday, May 27, to discuss the Phase 1 of Long Island reopening and LIRR’s Essential Service Plan enhancements.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
May 14, 2020
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‘Piper’ the Osprey Is Released to the Wild After a Successful Recovery

EDITORS: Video of Piper's release is available at this link along with interviews with LIRR Engineer Ryan Dunaske and wildlife rescuer Joe Rocco: https://youtu.be/3D7z0C4Ojm0

Press Release
May 14, 2020
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MTA to Begin Major Construction in Westbury and New Cassel to Eliminate Street-Level Railroad Crossing
New Underpass for Vehicles and Pedestrians Will Improve Safety and Railroad Reliability
Project Will Alleviate Train Congestion and Improve Vehicular Traffic
Press Release
May 4, 2020
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MTA Completes Upgrade and Renewal of Murray Hill LIRR Station

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng and MTA Construction & Development President Janno Lieber today announced that the MTA has completed its upgrade and renewal of the Murray Hill LIRR station, bringing a major accessibility improvement. The station now has two elevators, one each for the eastbound and westbound platforms, making the station accessible to all customers for the first time. Crews also installed renewed retaining walls, new lighting, security cameras, signage and pigeon abatement measures.

Press Release
March 8, 2020
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LIRR Restores Full Service to Penn Station With March 9 Timetables

MTA Long Island Rail Road today announced that effective tomorrow, Monday, March 9, 10 rush hour trains to or from Penn Station that had been temporarily rerouted or canceled to accommodate Amtrak track work at Penn Station are resuming normal service. In addition, two early morning trains that had been added to the schedules to assist customers affected by the changes will continue.

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