Long Island Rail Road

Copiague LIRR Station
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
January 09, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Town of Babylon attorney Joseph Wilson says they want to start charging non-residents $200 a year and residents $65 per year for parking permits at the LIRR's Copiague station.
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Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
January 07, 2019 - 7:28 am
Starting Monday, and for at least the next three months, the LIRR will be operating with one less track at Penn Station amid Amtrak repairs.
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LIRR Commuters
Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
December 18, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The railroad canceled 19 trains for the evening rush because of signal trouble in the West Side Yard near Penn Station.
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LIRR Train
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
December 07, 2018 - 5:00 am
A gunman opened fire inside a Long Island Rail Road car 25 years ago on Dec. 7, 1993, killing six people and injuring 19 others before being tackled by passengers while reloading his weapon.
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Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
November 11, 2018 - 5:57 pm
After a period of complaints and service problems, the Long Island Rail Road will be changing its train schedule starting Monday.
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Flushing LIRR Station
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
October 18, 2018 - 1:57 pm
Railroad President Phillip Eng in joining elected leaders in cutting a royal blue ribbon at the new Flushing-Main Street station in Queens.
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New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer
Photo by Kevin Hagen/Getty Images
October 16, 2018 - 3:18 pm
The city’s subways are in crisis, and a new report proposes a relatively simple way for at least some riders to have an easier commute.
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Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
September 22, 2018 - 3:20 pm
Far fewer Long Island Rail Road employees are applying for disability benefits 10 years after an investigation uncovered widespread fraud.
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LIRR Satisfaction Survey
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
September 18, 2018 - 11:36 am
A state senator has conducted a Long Island Rail Road satisfaction survey, and he is not surprised by how it turned out.
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Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
September 17, 2018 - 7:03 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- A group of Long Island lawmakers is calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to hold off on its next planned fare increase for Long Island Rail Road riders. As WCBS 880’s Steve Burns reported, there has been a steady decline in service on the LIRR for almost...
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