LIRR Anti-fraud measure implemented at Station ticketing machines
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.
LIRR provides 19 Extra trains for St. Patrick’s Day Parade
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.
Enforcement of Smoking Ban on LIRR & Metro-North
Enforcement of Smoking Ban on LIRR & Metro-North Outdoor Platforms, Ticketing and Boarding areas Began Wednesday, February 15.
MTA Long Island Rail Road & Metro-North Railroad Unveil “Pledge to Customers”
MTA Metro-North Railroad President Howard Permut and MTA Long Island Rail Road President Helena E. Williams presented a formal “Pledge to Customers” at the MTA Railroad Committee meeting today promising to provide safe and reliable service and putting it in writing for the first time.
LIRR Improved Train Performance in 2011
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
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.
MTA LIRR Prepares for the Winter
Customer Communications Beefed-up; Snow fighting equipment prepped for Winter.
Ride free on LIRR to see Cathy Rigby as “Peter Pan”
Ride free on LIRR to see Cathy Rigby as “Peter Pan” at The Theater at Madison Square Garden® December 14-30.
‘Fall’ in Love with NYC this season with LIRR deals & getaways
With a crisp nip to the air and a fresh pace on the streets, autumn is a special time in New York City. This season, you can ride the LIRR for savings of up to 40% with the LIRR’s New York City Getaways to many venues.
Take MTA Long Island Rail Road to the Oyster Festival
Get round trip train tickets & free 3-Oyster Feast at Area’s largest Waterfront Fair.
$26.2 Millon Rehabilitation of 3 LIRR Bridges on East End
Project Underscores MTA Long Island Rail Road’s long term commitment to improved service on the Montauk Branch.
LIRR offering special train package to ‘Quiksilver Pro New York’
Surfing the waves in Long Beach is a time-honored tradition for Long Islanders. And with the first major professional surfing tournament on the East Coast getting underway this weekend in the popular seaside city, MTA Long Island Rail Road is the best way to get there.