LIRR Tests to Limit Service Between Huntington-Port Jefferson

Long Island Rail Road service between Port Jefferson and Huntington will be suspended from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for testing. The railroad will be conducting Sperry Rail Testing, looking for defects in the rail. The LIRR will provide buses to accommodate Read More …

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 …

Upgraded LIRR Parking Lot Reopens

The south parking lot of the Long Island Rail Road station in Huntington Station reopened Wednesday for use. As part of the project, 29 new parking spots were added, bringing the total to 253. Milling and paving Were completed over the first week and a half 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 …

Mask Up or Pay Up on Public Transportation

Public transportation users,  take note: mask up or face a fine, starting Monday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday. Passengers who don’t have masks will be offered one, Cuomo said. While abuot 90 percent of passengers are wearing masks, Cuomo said, ““But we want to Read More …

Weekend LIRR Service Suspensions to Last Through October

Starting this weekend and continuing every weekend thru late October, train service will be suspended between Hicksville & New Hyde Park as the railroad installs a new switch east of Mineola. Special weekend timetables will be in effect for all branches on the weekends of September Read More …

MTA To Remove and Replace Pedestrian Bridge at Station

The Town of Huntington said Wednesday that the eastern pedestrian bridge at the LIRR station will be demolished by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority because of unsafe conditions. In October, the town announced that the bridge connecting the north and south parking garages would be temporarily Read More …

Weekend Rail Changes, Resumption of Amtrak Work at Penn

 Service on the Long Island Rail Road will be suspended Saturday  will be suspended between New Hyde Park and Hicksville because of switch installation work. The LIRR recommends travelers avoid the Ronkonkoma, Huntington/Port Jefferson & Oyster Bay Branches on Saturday. Instead, use the Hempstead Branch, Read More …

LIRR Putting On Extra Trains for Thanksgiving Travel

The Long Island Rail Road will add extra trains, starting Wednesday, for the Thanksgiving weekend. On Wednesday,  between 12:46 PM and 4:06 PM, the following extra trains will depart from Penn Station: Port Jefferson Branch 2:08 PM train to Jamaica, Mineola, local to Huntington. 2:26 PM train Read More …