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LIRR derailment
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David Caplan
November 23, 2019 - 11:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A Long Island Rail Road train derailed in Jamaica, Queens Friday night. "Two cars of the 8:56PM train from Penn due Babylon at 10:11PM derailed just east of Jamaica," the LIRR Tweeted. An MTA statement says the derailment took place around a half-hour after the 10-car...
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Fulton Center subway station
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Andrew Weber
September 25, 2019 - 9:47 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The MTA board unanimously approved a $51.5 billion capital spending plan that would cover a variety of projects aimed towards upgrading the transit system Wednesday. The plan spans the next five years and addresses the subway, buses, Metro-North and Long Island Railroad. Over...
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MTA
Kimberly Dole
September 16, 2019 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The MTA released the 2020-2024 Capital Plan on Monday that proposes investing $51.5 billion into the region’s subways, buses and railroads over the next five years in order to fix and create a faster, more accessible, and more reliable public transportation system. The...
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Kimberly Dole
September 11, 2019 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Long Island Rail Road rolled out their first new train cars in nearly two decades during Wednesday's morning rush hour. The eight-car M9 train debuted at 6:50 a.m., going from Huntington to Hunterspoint Avenue with additional runs throughout the day on the Hempstead and...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
August 20, 2019 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police released a video on Tuesday of a man they say dragged and raped a 22-year-old woman in Jamaica, Queens. Officials say that on Sunday, August 18, at 2:40 a.m., the suspect dragged victim under the Long Island Railroad train trestle near Tuskegee Airmen Way and 157...
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LIRR Long Island Rail Road
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July 26, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Well over a dozen Long Island Rail Road trains were either cancelled, delayed or held early Friday evening because of someone on the tracks at Penn Station.
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LIRR trains
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Andrew Weber
July 10, 2019 - 9:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A LIRR worker who made $280,000 last year has reportedly been discovered staying home when he was supposed to be working. The New York Post reports foreman Raymond Murphy was snagged at home 10 times over three months last year. He was allowed to retire before he could be...
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Juliet Papa
June 10, 2019 - 11:23 am
After another MTA time clock was found destroyed in an “apparent act of vandalism” on Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted the agency this weekend, saying he wants to overhaul the MTA board.
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LIRR trains
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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS)-- Authorities discovered that one of their time clocks at Jamaica terminal was vandalized and a communication chord was cut. The MTA attempted to crack down on overtime fraud by installing biometric time clocks that reads the fingerprints of LIRR workers as they clock in and...
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LIRR memorial day
MTA
May 27, 2019 - 10:08 am
The LIRR says train service to the Hamptons has resumed after a derailment halted service for two days.
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