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Press Release
November 27, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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. 

Press Release
November 1, 2020
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LIRR Service Adjustments to Accommodate Suffolk County Horseblock Road Bridge Replacement Near Medford Station Weekend of Nov. 7-8

To accommodate ongoing work by the Suffolk County Department of Public Works to replace the bridge that carries Horseblock Road over the Long Island Rail Road's Ronkonkoma Branch in Medford, the LIRR is advising customers of service changes for the weekend of Nov. 7-8.

Beginning on Friday, Nov. 6 at 11:20 p.m., the single track between Ronkonkoma and Greenport will be taken out of service to support the bridge replacement work. The track will be back in service by 3 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, with no effect on the morning rush hour expected.

Press Release
October 30, 2020
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LIRR’s Leaf-Fighting Technology Gets Stronger and Faster
Press Release
October 25, 2020
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Amtrak Track Work Delay to Force LIRR Morning Rush Hour Service Disruptions for Monday, Oct. 26
MTA New York City Transit to Cross-Honor LIRR Tickets as LIRR Anticipates Delays and Cancelations
Press Release
October 22, 2020
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Heroic LIRR Employees Save Customer’s Life at East New York Station in Brooklyn

Employees Act Quickly to Bring Man to Safety After He Falls on Tracks

LIRR President Recognizes Employees for Their Rescue 

View Photo of Rescue

View Video of Commendations

View Photos of Commendations

Press Release
October 22, 2020
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MTA to Close Final Railroad Crossing in New Hyde Park on Saturday

With New Underpasses at Covert Avenue and New Hyde Park Road Recently Opened, All LIRR Main Line Crossings in New Hyde Park Will Be Eliminated as of Saturday

 S. 12th Street Crossing Among Eight Being Eliminated Through LIRR Expansion Project

Automobiles and trains have been sharing roadway space in New Hyde Park since the dawn of mass motoring. That will come to an end on Saturday as crews working on the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project close the last of three crossings on the Main Line in New Hyde Park.