Long Island Rail Road

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday, July 17, 2014, that an anticipated strike by Long Island Rail Road workers, due to begin Sunday, July 20, has been averted.
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph C. Szabo on Friday, May 30, 2014 toured a Siemens rail automation plant in Louisville, Ky., which is producing components for new Positive Train Control (PTC)…
The PBS series AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will premiere “The Rise and Fall of Penn Station,” produced by Randall MacLowry, on Feb. 18, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded a contract to a consortium of Siemens Rail Automation and Bombardier Transportation Rail Control Solutions to install Positive Train Control (PTC) on…
MTA Long Island Rail Road has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for diesel locomotives and trailer passenger cars, in an effort to bolster service on one branch…
New York's Metropolitan Transporation Authority has appointed six people to a Blue Ribbon Panel to study the causes of rail accidents and incidents, including the major derailment last May on…
SYSTRA has named Patrick Harrison, P.E., as Vice President and Sector Manager, Systems. He will lead SYSTRA’s signal, communications, and systems integration engineering practice and be based in the company’s…
Ritron, Inc. has delivered 59 of its U.S.-designed and –built RCCR-151 narrowband analog locomotive radios to the Long Island Rail Road. The contract, which includes radios and accessories, is worth…
A New York Appellate Court Wednesday, June 26, 2013 overturned an earlier ruling that a Payroll Mobility Tax funding the Metropolitan Transportation Authority was unconstitutional, in effect assuring that MTA…
Additional Long Island Rail Road service on the Port Washington branch, including access to Grand Central Terminal in 2019, would include the branch's namesake terminus in North Hempstead, N.Y., but…
In a move largely anticipated by observers of the New York City metropolitan area’s public transportation system, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has named veteran transit executive Thomas F.…
Amtrak has reached tentative agreement with private developers in Manhattan to construct an 800-foot-long box tunnel on site at the 26-acre Hudson Yards development site on Manhattan’s West Side. The…
A report released Monday says home values in parts of Long Island—a region which has suffered, sometimes dramatically, since the Great Recession—will be greatly aided by MTA Long Island Rail…
Hurricane Sandy stranded millions for days. It will take billions to fully recover from the monster storm’s windy, watery wallop.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was reported Monday to be putting together request for $60 billion in federal aid to help pay for damage inflicted on the New York City…
New York-area public transit riders now have free access to limited service on Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North, and New York City Transit lines. New Jersey Transit…
Hurricane Sandy, the worst storm of its type to hit the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area in generations, had a devastating impact upon the region’s passenger rail systems, the busiest…
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