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LIRR Long Island Rail Road
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Kimberly Dole
March 19, 2020 - 9:23 am
The LIRR has halted accepting cash payments at ticket counters and on trains as a way to help the spread of coronavirus.
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Long Island Rail Road
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1010 WINS Newsroom
March 15, 2020 - 2:18 pm
A Long Island Rail Road employee tested positive for the coronavirus, officials announced Sunday.
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Coronavirus
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Kimberly Dole
March 13, 2020 - 12:26 pm
Despite subways and buses continuing to run normally, ridership across the MTA has drastically dropped amid coronavirus concerns, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office revealed on Thursday.
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Long Island Rail Road
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1010 WINS Newsroom
January 31, 2020 - 12:05 pm
A stretch of the Ronkonkoma Branch was briefly suspended Friday morning after a person was struck by a "non-passenger" train, the LIRR said.
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Kimberly Dole
January 23, 2020 - 11:03 am
The MTA announced Wednesday that they have contracted an engineering firm to study potential train service connections or transfers along the freight line that connects Bay Ridge and Astoria.
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SantaCon
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Adam Warner
December 15, 2019 - 12:58 pm
Santas returning from Manhattan’s SantaCon helped subdue a drunken LIRR rider who was spewing anti-gay slurs and swinging a knife before stabbing another rider in the leg, police and witnesses say.
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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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