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Cable Theft Near Howard Beach Disrupted Service for Hundreds of Thousands; NYPD Transit Bureau Investigating Crime While MTA Crews Make Repairs

Copper cable thieves caused hundreds of thousands of customers a difficult commute this morning after vandalizing cable from [A] line subway tracks near Howard Beach, Queens. Limited [A] train service is being restored at this moment but residual delays will persist throughout the day.

Queens A Train Service Replaced by Shuttle Buses Between Broad Channel and Rockaway Boulevard

MTA New York City Transit has suspended [A] train service between Broad Channel and Rockaway Boulevard because of problems with third rail power near Howard Beach. Shuttle buses will replace the [A] train on this section until further notice.

Let LIRR Be Your Way to the Beach This Summer

Let LIRR Be Your Way to the Beach This Summer

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 22 - May 25

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 22 - May 25

MTA Announces Service Plans for Memorial Day Weekend

The MTA has extra trains to help New Yorkers get an early start on the long three-day weekend. On Memorial Day, most MTA services will operate on Sunday schedules. Details are below.

Metro-North Provides Early Getaway Trains on Friday

To help you get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend - the unofficial start of summer - Metro-North Railroad has extra early getaway service on Friday, May 22, and plenty of trains to get you to your destination during the long holiday weekend.

Long Island Rail Road Adding Extra Trains for Memorial Day Weekend

Long Island Rail Road will provide ten additional early-afternoon train trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 22, for customers planning an early start to the Memorial Day Weekend. The LIRR will operate on a regular weekend schedule on Saturday and Sunday and on a holiday schedule on Memorial Day.

Get Out of the City with Metro-North’s Daytrip Discount Rail Packages

Metro-North is offering great packages for those who prefer not to spend the whole summer in the city. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or someone who prefers a leisurely ride, the Railroad has your outdoor getaway to the scenic Hudson Valley and the shores of Connecticut.

New York City Transit Works to Speed Up Service

Where service disruptions are unavoidable, a heightened effort will be made to communicate with customers both in stations and onboard trains. Additionally, live camera feeds linking platforms directly with supervision at the Rail Control Center will allow a real-time response to platform crowding, speeding up the decision making process. Platform personnel will be equipped with mobile communications devices, to enhance availability of customer information.

Keep Your Feet Off the Seat, Use the Overhead Rack and Take Your Litter With You Are Some of the Reminders Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Customers Will See

Last month, both LIRR and Metro-North have begun implementing their Courtesy Counts campaign with over 2,000 car cards placed throughout passenger trains. The messages will serve to remind the railroad’s combined 576 thousand daily customers that they can help make the trip quicker and more pleasant by demonstrating a personal, consistent commitment to courtesy.

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