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Working to Reduce Slip-Slide on Your Ride for Long Island Rail Road

The foliage, while colorful and plentiful this time of year, is not always ideal for the commute. That’s because when leaves fall on our rails they become crushed and produce an oily substance known as pectin. This “slime” can cause wheels to slip or slide, when a train attempts to speed up or slow down, often leading to minor service delays.

Working to Reduce Slip-Slide on Your Ride for Metro-North

The foliage, while colorful and plentiful this time of year, is not always ideal for the commute. That’s because when leaves fall on our rails they become crushed and produce an oily substance known as pectin. This “slime” can cause wheels to slip or slide, when a train attempts to speed up or slow down, often leading to minor service delays.

Working to Reduce Slip-Slide on Your Ride for Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road

The foliage, while colorful and plentiful this time of year, is not always ideal for the commute. That’s because when leaves fall on our rails they become crushed and produce an oily substance known as pectin. This “slime” can cause wheels to slip or slide, when a train attempts to speed up or slow down, often leading to minor service delays.

“Don’t Shortcut Your Life,” LIRR Urges in New Public Safety Campaign Aimed at Stopping Trespassing on Railroad Tracks

"Don't Shortcut Your Life." It's a simple message, but the Long Island Rail Road is hoping it's an effective one.

LIRR Offers a ‘Pearl of a Deal’ with Discounts and Extra Trains to Annual Oyster Festival

Share a day of great food and great fun on the shore, without the hassle of traffic and parking, when you take Long Island Rail Road to the 31st Annual Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. LIRR is offering a specially-priced travel package next weekend which includes extra train service.

Governor Proposes Major Expansion of Taste NY Initiative

A new store selling New York's finest foods and beverages is now open in Grand Central Terminal. The Taste NY wine and food product store is part of Governor Cuomo's initiative to focus on New York's expanding food and beverage industry and promote agribusiness across the state.

New Bridge Street Bridge Opens in New Hamburg

The people of New Hamburg have something new to smile about. Metro-North has completed construction of the New Bridge Street Bridge in their hamlet. So, the bridge is open and with no load limit.The old bridge had a load limit of 15 tons, which prevented fire trucks, oil tankers from a nearby business and school buses from using it.

LIRR Offering Discounts for Blood Manor

A popular NYC Halloween attraction is full of tricks, but the LIRR discount is sure to be a treat. Celebrate the season of ghosts and ghouls with the Long Island Rail Road as it takes you to New York City’s biggest and scariest haunted attraction, Blood Manor.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 10 - October 13

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 10 - October 13

Bay Ridge 2nd Graders Help Celebrate Verrazano 50th

A group of second graders from P.S. 185 in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn broke out their sketching pencils one brilliant fall morning in October for a field trip down to Shore Road in the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to draw sketches of the 4,260-foot-long span. Thirty students from the Walter Kassenbrock P.S. 185 K-5 elementary school on Ridge Boulevard are helping MTA Bridges and Tunnels celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the bridge through their artwork.

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