Effective immediately, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is extending the validity of one-way and round-trip tickets on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad from 14 days to 60 days.
MTA Long Island Rail Road customers who travel along one of the busiest corridors of the Railroad will benefit from a series of capital improvements worth $211.5 million over the next five years.
The MTA Long Island Rail Road expects to save over $5 million this year as a result of a recently implemented a new credit card verification system at its station ticketing machines aimed at combating credit card fraud.
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.