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50th Street Commons Pocket Park Opens as Part of East Side Access

Elected officials and community leaders from Midtown Manhattan today joined officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to formally open a new public space constructed as part of the East Side Access project. East Side Access will bring Long Island Rail Road trains into a new eight-track station beneath Grand Central Terminal, saving Long Island and Queens commuters to Manhattan’s East Side up to 40 minutes off their daily commutes.

Orchard Harvest Tour Saturday, September 20

Spend Saturday, September 20 enjoying Long Island’s picturesque North Fork – this time partaking in the harvest rituals. At Wickham’s Fruit Farm in Cutchogue, visitors will enjoy a guided tour of the orchard on a tractor ride. You’ll also be able to pick your own apples (including varietals such as Gingergold and Gala), fill your own bag and take them home (included in the price). Homemade items such as donuts and pies are available for purchase in the farm store.

Be Part of the Superhero Experience With LIRR

Interested in accessing Captain America’s highly coveted Birth Pod, witnessing the neurological effects of Bruce Banner’s transformation into the Hulk, or attending a Stark Industries press conference? Then, the Long Island Rail Road has two MARVEL-ous packages for the entire family.

Next Stage Begins In Verrazano-Narrows Toll Plaza Project

Longer merge points and access to both levels of the bridge are bonuses for motorists using the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Brooklyn as the $50 million toll plaza improvement project moves into the next stage of construction. The Staten Island Expressway HOV lane will also temporarily end just before Fingerboard Bridge Road during this stage of construction while contractors reconstruct the area where the old eastbound toll plaza once stood.

Services Resumes Through Montague Tubes

[N][R] Service Resumes Through Montague Tubes

G FASTRACK Work A Success

FASTRACK work on the G Line along the corridor between Bedford-Nostrand Avs and Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts was very successful from Sept 8 - 12. Joseph Leader, Senior Vice President for the Department of Subways, said, "Our FASTRACK efforts have been highly successful in repairing and maintaining a subway system that operates around the clock, providing a better work environment for employees and improving train service reliability for our customers."

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 12 - September 15

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 12 - September 15

Package Deal Includes Rail and Bus Transportation

Celebrate the upcoming Autumnal Equinox with some of the region’s best wine. The Long Island Rail Road is offering a package deal for a Long Island Wine Country full-day escorted tour on Saturday, September 13. Your visit to the beautiful North Fork includes round-trip rail and bus transportation, wine tastings at two vineyards, and time to explore the seaport Village of Greenport.

Get to MetLife Stadium with Special Direct Service

Are you ready for some football? Metro-North is once again offering a hassle-free way to get to games and events at MetLife Stadium. The Railroad's select New Haven Line service directly to Secaucus Junction means football fans won’t have to worry about traffic or parking and can just enjoy their favorite home team taking the field.

Get to MetLife Stadium with One-Ticket Rides

Are you ready for some football? The LIRR is once again offering a hassle-free way to get to games and events at MetLife Stadium with Long Island Rail Road's One-Ticket Rides. Football fans won’t have to worry about traffic or parking and can just enjoy their favorite home team taking the field.

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