LIRR Offers Draft Timetables for Service to Grand Central

The Long Island Rail Road published draft timetables Thursday for the new service to Grand Central Station slated to begin later this year. The new terminal, dubbed Grand Central Madison, will occupy space below Grand Central and Madison Avenue in Manhattan. Service into Grand Central Read More …

MTA Names New LIRR Terminal, Plans to Offer Draft Timetables

More scheduling information is expected this week as the new Long Island Rail Road terminal that will be known as Grand Central Madison draws closer to completion, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Tuesday. The name of the 700,000-square foot terminal, which will occupy space below Read More …

LIRR Schedules to Change for Work on Upgrades

New Long Island Rail Road schedules will take effect May 23, with significant changes on several lines. The new schedules include changes to off-peak and peak trains to allow completion  of work on the Main Line Expansion Project and other major improvement projects such as Read More …

LIRR Says Schedule Changes in Store for the Weekend

Special timetables will be in effect on all branches of the Long Island Rail Road, starting at 8pm Friday, while new switches are installed as part of the LIRR Expansion Project. On Friday evening, some trains, especially on the Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma branches, will Read More …

Work Underway on Rail Parking Lot

Work was underway Tuesday on the East 2nd Street entrance to the south parking lot at the Huntington Station Long Island Rail Road. Milling work on the driveway was completed Tuesday, the town said,  preparing the subbase of the driveway for paving. Work will continue Read More …

Whitman Graduate to Run LIRR

Catherine Rinaldi, a Walt Whitman graduate, will be running the Long Island Rail Road for at least the rest of the year, after LIRR president Phillip Eng announced his resignation last week. Rinaldi, who graduated from Whitman in 1981, is president of Metro-North, which she Read More …

Sorrentino Looking to Claim Highway Superintendent Post

 Andre Sorrentino hopes to unseat incumbent Kevin Orelli by getting elected Tuesday as Huntington highway superintendent. He has plans to boost morale and make several changes to the Highway Department. Asked about the quality of the roads in Huntington, he said, “I won’t be that Read More …

Report: Town to Investigate Lupinacci Crash

Newsday reported Thursday that the town of Huntington will investigate a vehicle crash involving Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci who crashed his town-owned vehicle into a utility pole. A week after the Aug. 8 crash, the town acknowledged the accident and said Lupinacci, who was slightly Read More …

Man Killed at Oakwood Road LIRR Crossing

A man was struck and killed by a train near the Oakwood Road crossing in Huntington Station, the Metropolitan Transportation Agency said Monday. The accident occurred about 1:30 p.m., the MTA said. It was not known what led up to the strike. Train service was Read More …