Long Island Rail Road

LIRR will add two additional Grand Central Madison virtual public meetings.

Passenger Rail Briefs: LIRR, Amtrak, MBTA, MARTA

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announces additional Grand Central Madison virtual public meetings. Also, service on Amtrak’s Silver Meteor, Crescent and City of New Orleans is postponed; Brockton Area Transit (BAT)

LIRR Travel App Now Offers “Crowding Data”

MTA Long Island Rail Road riders can now access real-time ridership data for 100% of the fleet. The TrainTime app—revamped in June to allow riders to plan trips based on crowding data for the electric multiple-unit fleet—now includes diesel fleet data so riders can maximize social distancing for any commute.

LIRR Updates its TrainTime App With Capacity Tracker

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) President Phil Eng unveiled a revamped TrainTime app, highlighted by a function that aims to allow customers to track available seats in the electric fleet—which represents more than 90% of all LIRR train cars—in real time.

LIRR: New Bridge in a Weekend

MTA Long Island Rail Road crews used accelerated bridge construction techniques to replace a railroad bridge in just two days in New York City’s New Hyde Park. The bridge was open for Monday commuters on Aug. 26.