July 10, 2014
New York’s MTA and unions representing employees of Long Island Rail Road are reconvening Thursday at noon to work out a deal to avert a strike that would hobble about 300,000 daily commuters amid Long Island’s peak tourism season.
April 30, 2014
Patrick A. Nowakowski is a career railroad professional with broad experience in operations, engineering, infrastructure and planning. He replaces Helena Williams, who served as LIRR president for almost seven years, making her the railroad’s longest-serving president in decades.
March 20, 2014
Meanwhile, both railroads are working together to procure and install Positive Train Control as quickly as possible.
February 26, 2014
Chairman/CEO Thomas F. Prendergast announced he is creating the position of chief safety officer, a new senior management post reporting directly to the chairman/CEO, to ensure safety is a top priority throughout all MTA operations.
December 23, 2013
The upgrade will increase the safety and reliability of the line and support the LIRR’s planned PTC system.
December 19, 2013
Known as Metro-North Train Time and LIRR Train Time, the new apps are available now for Android and iPhone and are free to download.
November 14, 2013
Will develop, test and commission a new PTC system for the MTA Metro-North Railroad and MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) commuter lines.
November 5, 2013
Seized evidence includes thousands of debit and credit card numbers of Nassau, Queens and Westchester residents, many of which come from compromised TVMs.
October 31, 2013
As a part of the project, workers have installed two new heavy-duty elevators, one each serving the eastbound and westbound platforms.
October 24, 2013
The station opened for business in 1913 as was part of newly elevated right-of-way in Jamaica that did away with street level grade crossings for the first time.
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