Long Island Rail Road

LIRR Hits Tractor-Trailer
Jennifer Miller/Twitter
May 08, 2019 - 7:45 pm
A Long Island Rail Road train struck a tractor-trailer late Wednesday, causing service delays and suspensions during the evening commute.
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East Side Access project
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
April 04, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday he wants to take a critical look at a massive project that would connect the Long Island Rail Road with Grand Central terminal.
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Long Island Rail Road Train
Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
April 02, 2019 - 3:19 pm
A new law passed Monday mandates the Long Island Rail Road reevaluate how the agency measures on-time performance.
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LIRR Crash
Sean Adams/WCBS 880
March 04, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Monday called for railroad crossings to be upgraded following a deadly crash last week in Westbury.
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Manhattan Congestion
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
February 27, 2019 - 3:02 pm
A group of state senators from Long Island are concerned that the new congestion pricing plan focuses too much on the city’s subway system and not the entire MTA system.
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LIRR Crash
Sean Adams/WCBS 880
February 27, 2019 - 1:55 pm
The driver of the vehicle that was struck by two Long Island Rail Road trains Tuesday night may have been fleeing the scene of a minor car crash just moments before attempting to “beat the gate” at the railroad crossing in Westbury, a witness told police.
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LIRR Westbury collision
@TomKaminskiWCBS/Twitter
February 27, 2019 - 9:22 am
Three people were killed when two Long Island Rail Road trains struck a vehicle that police said was "trying to beat the gate'' at a crossing in Westbury.
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Long Island Rail Road Train
Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
February 26, 2019 - 1:06 pm
A $1 billion project to install positive train control on Long Island Railroad trains has been delayed because a contractor installed faulty equipment. Now, the railroad may miss a 2020 deadline.
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LIRR Train
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
February 11, 2019 - 10:25 am
A proposed MTA fare hike is not sitting well with Long Island Rail Road commuters, some of whom may not even be able to afford to ride the trains anymore.
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LIRR Logo
Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
February 08, 2019 - 1:35 pm
After seeing the worst on time performance numbers in a decade, the Long Island Railroad seems to have made a turn-around.
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