Long Island Rail Road has been around longer than airplanes, automobiles, telephones

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; April 23, 2019 On April 24, 1834, 12 men signed their names on a state charter…

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The Pizza-and-Beer Train: New York City’s Hidden Railroad

By Corey Kilgannon, The New York Times; April 7, 2019 Ask a New Yorker about their opinion regarding trains and…

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How Late Is Late? ‘On Time’ Guidelines For New York;s Long Island Rail Road Service Changing

From CBS New York; April 2, 2019 NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Long Island Rail Road will have to change…

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New York’s Long Island Rail Road South Fork Commuter Connection Launches Monday Despite Morning Storm Delays

By Greg Wehner, 27east.com; March 4, 2019 The Long Island Rail Road on Monday morning kicked off its inaugural run…

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New York: Will Brooklyn’s Freight Trains Get Rolling Again?

By Chris Polansky, The Bridge; February 19, 2019 On occasional moments of quiet in Brooklyn, when the sounds of honking…

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To shame or not shame: That’s the Long Island Rail Road question on rider behavior

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; February 16, 2019 For as long as there has been a Long Island Rail Road,…

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Long Island Rail Road’s 2018 ridership of 89.8 million highest in nearly seven decades

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; January 22, 2019 The Long Island Rail Road carried 89.8 million riders in 2018, the most…

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New York: Amtrak trains could serve Long Island

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; January 22, 2019 Albany Some Metro-North commuter trains serving the New Haven line could arrive…

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Editorial Opinion: The Long Island Rail Road must clean up its act

By The Editorial Board, Newsday; January 21, 2019 There’s no question the Long Island Rail Road has a mess to…

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New York: Hidden Long Island Rail Road Train Station May Be Coming To Town Near You

By Carolyn Gusoff, CBS New York 2; January 21, 2019 YAPHANK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — One of the smallest train stations…

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New York State comptroller: Long Island Rail Road ‘not always in compliance’ during records check

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; November 7, 2018 A state audit found several problems with the LIRR’s maintenance of black…

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New York & Atlantic Railway: focusing on industrial development on Long Island

November 5, 2018 Here’s a railroad that is telling the story of its great strengths to the audience groups who…

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Long Island’s New York & Atlantic Railway creates video explaining how freight railroads benefit the communities they serve

It’s important for freight railroads to explain how they benefit the communities they serve, especially on Long Island in a…

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New York: Long Island’s other railroad looks to expand

By David Winzelberg, Long Island Business News; June 1, 2018 They’ve been working on the railroad, though it’s likely you…

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Long Island Rail Road’s double-track project nears completion

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; April 30, 2018 MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) this spring will enter the final phases…

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Grab a book for the train ride on the Long Island Rail Road

From The Long Island Herald; April 4, 2018 The Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library collaborated with the Long Island Rail Road to…

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New York & Atlantic Railway Workers Sue, Citing Discrimination and Low Pay

By COLIN MOYNIHAN, The New York Times; February 14, 2018 For more than a year, Mario Pesantez said, he was…

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New York: Transformative modernisation of Long Island Rail Road approved

From Global Railway Review; December 15, 2017 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board approved a design-build contract with 3rd Track…

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New York and Long Island: The Unwritten Rules of Riding the LIRR

By Eliza Dumais, Thrillist; November 16, 2017 For the most part, public transportation in New York is less than pleasant…

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