Lirr News

LIRR provides 19 Extra trains for St. Patrick’s Day Parade

LIRR provides 19 Extra trains for St. Patrick’s Day Parade

17th Mar 2012 Press Release Rail News

The MTA Long Island Rail Road is providing nineteen extra trains, nine westbound and ten eastbound, for those traveling to and from the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 17. The additional trains will supplement the LIRR’s regular weekend schedule.

LIRR Improved Train Performance in 2011

27th Jan 2012 Press Release Rail News

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has improved its train performance in 2011, with 93.71 percent of its trains operating on time.  This represents nearly a full percentage point increase over 2010, when on-time performance (OTP) was 92.76 percent.

LIRR announces 2012 New York City getaway packages

27th Jan 2012 Press Release Rail News

MTA Long Island Rail Road has unveiled its 2012 package of New York City Getaways featuring two brand new Manhattan sightseeing attractions as well as many of your perennial favorites – all available at significant savings over the regular price of round-trip rail travel, museum admission and purchases.