You Might Want to Skip the Huntington LIRR This Weekend

Major service charges are planned this weekend as the Long Island Rail Road replaces the Cherry Lane Bridge in Carle Place.  Demolition of the old span and installation of the new and improved bridge will require a 48-hour suspension of train service between Hicksville and Read More …

Residents Bring Concerns About LIPA, Early Voting

Two dozen concerned community members gathered at the South Huntington Public Library last week to discuss issues with elected officials. New York State Sen. Jim Gaughran and New York State Assemblyman Steve Stern appeared at the South Huntington-Huntington Station Civic Association “State of the State” Read More …

Extra Trains for Passover, Good Friday

On Friday, the Long Island Rail Road will operate eight extra trains from Penn Station between 2:08PM & 3:48PM for customers leaving early in observance of Passover and Good Friday. The extra trains will go to Babylon, Far Rockaway, Hicksville & Huntington. Huntington/Port Jefferson Branch Read More …

Opinion: RAIL Act Will Hold MTA Accountable

For far too long,  the Metropolitan Transit Authority has been a faceless organization, with Long Island Rail Road riders paying for overpriced tickets while receiving subpar service. For years, over three hundred thousand daily LIRR riders have been subjected to late or canceled trains, misinformation, Read More …

Snow and Rain in the Forecast

The National Weather Service warns of from 1 to 3 inches of snow for the Huntington area Wednesday, mostly arriving after 2 p.m.  Highs are expected to be hover around 30 degrees. By later in the evening, snow will turn to rain and freezing rain Read More …

State Senators Plan Hearings on LIRR Performance

Long Island’s six Democratic state senators plan hearings into the Long Island Rail Road‘s performance issues, State Sen. James Gaughran, D-Oyster Bay, said Thursday. The letter to Phillip Eng, president of the LIRR, said, “Statistics reveal what commuters know quite well–that the LIRR’s recent performance Read More …

LIRR ‘Meet Your Manager’ Coming to Huntington

The LIRR will continue its Meet Your Manager series this week, coming to Huntington Thursday. The event will run from 6:30 to 8 a.m. Customers can meet their Branch Line Managers, ask questions or give feedback. While customers are invited to engage with them any Read More …

Extra Trains but No Booze on LIRR

The Long Island Rail Road  will operate 13 additional trains from Penn Station today between 12:46PM & 3:48PM Monday for those getting an early start on New Year’s Eve. On the Port Jefferson line, the extra trains are: 2:08 PM train to Jamaica, Mineola, local to Read More …

Update: Service Restored on LIRR

Full service has been restored on the Long Island Rail Road after an accident in Forest Hills. Earlier: Because of an accident involving a pedestrian at Forest Hills, the Long Island Rail Road has limited service Jamaica and Penn Station in both directions. Eastbound trains Read More …