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Press Release
October 7, 2020
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MTA Completes First Phase of LIRR Lynbrook Station Rehabilitation
Press Release
October 5, 2020
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See It: Crews Move Fourth New LIRR Bridge Into Place Over a Former Railroad Crossing This Weekend

Bridge Over School Street on Border of Westbury and New Cassel Replaces Railroad Crossing Where Fatal Accident Occurred in February 2019

View Time Lapse Video of Crews Moving Bridge Into Place and Photos From This Weekend

Press Release
October 1, 2020
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MTA to Move New LIRR Bridge Into Place This Weekend at School Street in Westbury and New Cassel

Major LIRR Expansion Project Milestone to Take Place Oct. 3-4

This Weekend There Will Be No LIRR Service from Jamaica to Hicksville Stations

Other Service Changes, Timetable Adjustments for All LIRR Branches; Details Below

Press Release
September 25, 2020
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MTA Seeking a Master Tenant to Renovate, Lease and Operate a Retail Complex in Kew Gardens, Queens

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced it is seeking a master tenant to renovate, lease and operate three buildings that are currently home to 13 storefronts totaling 14,500 square feet in Kew Gardens, Queens.

Press Release
September 14, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Long Island Rail Road President Eng Appears Live on LI News Radio

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng appeared live on 103.9FM's LI News Radio with Jay Oliver to discuss mask fines and enforcement, the MTA’s dire financial situation and new technology on the LIRR’s TrainTime app.

Press Release
September 8, 2020
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LIRR Unveils New Technology That Identifies Least Crowded Trains Before Riders Leave Home

Customers Can Now Plan Trips Based on Data Provided for Each Train and Station

LIRR Is First Transportation Agency Globally to Deploy This Targeted Planning Tech

TrainTime App Also Expands Real-Time Ridership Data to 100% of Fleet

View Press Conference and Live Demonstration

View Video of App

Press Release
August 24, 2020
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Governor Cuomo Announces New Hyde Park Grade Crossing Eliminated and Road Reopened Ahead of Schedule

Project Completed Two Months Ahead of Schedule

Third of Eight LIRR Grade Crossings Eliminated 

  Milestone in Broader LIRR Expansion Project that Includes Transformative Third Track that will Reduce Congestion and Delays

Press Release
August 13, 2020
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LIRR Launches PPE Vending Machines at Penn Station
Press Release
August 12, 2020
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ICYMI: Waze Announces Global Rollout of Railroad Crossing Alerts First Launched at LIRR in 2018

Waze today announced a global rollout of railroad crossing alerts for motorists that had been launched in June 2018 on MTA Long Island Rail Road and adopted shortly thereafter at MTA Metro-North Railroad crossings.

Press Release
August 6, 2020
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LIRR Restores Full Service Less Than 48 Hours After Most Damaging Wind Event Since Superstorm Sandy

LIRR Extends Service Systemwide, to Montauk, Greenport and Port Jefferson

Metro-North Extends Harlem Line Service to Pleasantville as Crews Continue to Remove Hundreds of Downed Trees

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