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Second Weekend Completed for Work on L Line

Repaired and replaced track, including new switch equipment, third rail, and continuous welded rail

Metro-North Reports a 1.5% Increase Over the Prior Year

Ridership is on the rise for Metro-North Railroad, according to 2014 MTA ridership figures. Metro-North and the MTA's other commuter railroad, Long Island Rail Road, remain the busiest railroads in the nation.

LIRR Reports a Three Percent Increase in Ridership in 2014

Ridership is on the rise for the Long Island Rail Road, according to 2014 MTA ridership figures. This makes the commuter railroad the busiest passenger railroad in the country with the MTA's other commuter railroad, Metro-North, as the second busiest.

Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad Stay Busiest in Nation

Ridership is on the rise for the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad, according to 2014 MTA ridership figures. This makes the two commuter railroads respectively the busiest and second-busiest passenger railroads in the country.

Free Transfer Now Available for Customers Impacted by Weeknight and Weekend Work on the L Line

Good news for weekend riders of the [L] train. Starting Friday, April 24 -- New York City Transit is providing a free MetroCard transfer from the Broadway [G] to the Lorimer St [J][M] station for the time periods when the line is not running from Brooklyn to Manhattan (weeknights until 5/22 and weekends until 5/18). The free transfer will provide [L] line customers with an additional option to and from Manhattan while NYC Transit personnel continue construction work on the [L] Line and comes as a result of a request from State Senator Martin Dilan, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assembly Member Joseph Lentol, Assembly Member Maritza Davila, and Councilman Stephen Levin. The free transfer will only be available during the time periods that service on the [L] is suspended.

Federal Railroad Administration Approves $1 Billion Loan to MTA to Improve LIRR & Metro-North Signal System Safety

Metro-North Railroad, along with the Long Island Rail Road, has received funding to improve the safety of signal systems. Governor Cuomo announced today that the Federal Railroad Administration has approved a loan of $967.1 million to begin the work. The loan, which is the largest and lowest-cost financing for the MTA, will finance the installment of positive train control, a technology designed to remove the potential for human error that can lead to train-involved accidents.

Federal Railroad Administration Approves $1 Billion Loan to MTA to Improve LIRR & Metro-North Signal System Safety

The MTA's two commuter railroads have received funding to improve the safety of signal systems. Governor Cuomo announced today that the Federal Railroad Administration has approved a loan of $967.1 million to begin the work. The loan, which is the largest and lowest-cost financing for the MTA, will finance the installment of positive train control, a technology designed to remove the potential for human error that can lead to train-involved accidents.

Federal Railroad Administration Approves $1 Billion Loan to MTA to Improve LIRR & Metro-North Signal System Safety

The MTA's two commuter railroads have received funding to improve the safety of signal systems. Governor Cuomo announced today that the Federal Railroad Administration has approved a loan of $967.1 million to begin the work. The loan, which is the largest and lowest-cost financing for the MTA, will finance the installment of positive train control, a technology designed to remove the potential for human error that can lead to train-involved accidents.

Zerega Av and Buhre Av 6 Stations To Reopen After Renewal Project

Zerega Av and Buhre Av [6][ stations will reopen Monday, April 29 as the MTA has substantially completed the rehabilitations, which were part of a five-station renewal project on the Pelham Line. The two subway stations will reopen for service in both directions at 5 a.m. on Monday, April 27.

Ride the LIRR to Belmont and Get $1 Off the $5 Grandstand Admission When You Show Your Rail Ticket!

Ride the LIRR to Belmont and Get $1 Off the $5 Grandstand Admission When You Show Your Rail Ticket!

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