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Press Release
January 13, 2021
IMMEDIATE
LIRR Issues New Train Schedules to Take Effect Jan. 25

Amended Peak Service Will Meet Reduced Ridership Levels, Improve Operational Efficiency, and Support Infrastructure Renewal and Upgrades

Off-Peak Fares Remain in Effect at All Times

Press Release
January 6, 2021
IMMEDIATE
LIRR Crews to Perform Signal Testing as Part of Main Line Expansion Project

Long Island Rail Road crews will perform signal testing in Mineola as part of the Main Line Expansion Project during the weekends of Jan. 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24.

Press Release
January 4, 2021
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LIRR Expansion Project Progresses Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget in 2020

Five Railroad Crossing Eliminations and Other Milestones Met Despite COVID Challenges

2021 Will Include Last Three Railroad Crossing Eliminations, Station Enhancements and New Elevators at Floral Park Station

See Accomplishment Photos Including Bridge Replacement and Roadway Opening

Press Release
December 31, 2020
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MTA Announces the Grand Opening of the East End Gateway at Penn Station—an Iconic New Entrance to the LIRR Concourse at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street

New Penn Station Entrance Creates a Front Door Identity on Seventh Avenue & Direct Connection from Street Level to LIRR Concourse & Subway

Includes Three State-of-the-Art Escalators and a Staircase - Improving Customer Experience & Increasing Circulation  

Press Release
December 16, 2020
IMMEDIATE
LIRR’s Industry-Leading Leaf-Fighting Technology Cleans Six Times More Track Resulting in Fewer Delays and Cost Savings Through 2021
Press Release
December 1, 2020
IMMEDIATE
LIRR Joins NYC & Company and Mastercard’s NYC Neighborhood Getaways Program to Boost NYC Tourism

MTA Long Island Rail Roa (LIRR) announced today a new partnership with NYC & Company and Mastercard for the “All In NYC: Neighborhood Getaways”

Press Release
November 27, 2020
IMMEDIATE
Completed Construction on Mid-Suffolk Yard Helps Increase Future Capacity

MTA Construction & Development (C&D) and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) have completed major construction on the Mid-Suffolk 

Press Release
November 13, 2020
IMMEDIATE
ICYMI: Governor Cuomo Announces School Street Grade Crossing Eliminated and Road Reopened

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, MTA Construction & Development President Janno Lieber and local elected officials announced the reopening of School Street in the Village of Westbury and Hamlet of New Cassel.

See video and photos from today's event. Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement from earlier today appears below.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES SCHOOL STREET GRADE CROSSING ELIMINATED AND ROAD REOPENED

Press Release
November 8, 2020
IMMEDIATE
LIRR to Make Track, Signal and Switch Improvements Near Hicksville Weekends of Nov. 14-15 & 21-22

On the weekends of Nov. 14-15 and Nov. 21-22. Long Island Rail Road crews working near the Hicksville Station will upgrade switches and install and test new signals, and install longer-lasting concrete ties.

Press Release
November 5, 2020
IMMEDIATE
LIRR Announces Timetable Changes Effective Nov. 9 to Address Fall Leaf Season, Trackwork and Main Line Expansion Project

MTA Long Island Rail Road today announced new timetables will go into effect Nov. 9 as crews make improvements across the system, resulting in some peak and off-peak schedule adjustments.

Along with improvements related to track resurfacing and station renovation, crews will continue work on the Main Line Expansion and interlocking improvements. 

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