Andrew Cuomo
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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
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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LIRR trains
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May 25, 2019 - 10:31 am
Train service to the east end of Long Island is suspended for the first day of Memorial Day weekend after an early morning derailment on the Long Island Rail Road.
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David Caplan
May 08, 2019 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A tractor trailer was struck by a LIRR train east of Bethpage Wednesday, prompting the temporary suspension of Ronkonkoma Branch service. Service was restored about 90 minutes after the incident. "Train service has been restored on both tracks through Farmingdale following...
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LIRR Long Island Rail Road
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April 26, 2019 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A shocking report on overtime pay at the MTA has triggered an investigation. The New York Post says MTA Chairman Pat Foye has ordered a crackdown on overtime abuse at the Long Island Rail Road after new data showed workers are raking in massive paychecks. RELATED: Happy...
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Chuck Schumer
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March 05, 2019 - 6:56 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Senator Chuck Schumer says he plans to reintroduce federal legislation that would fund safety improvements at LIRR grade crossings. These measures would prevent accidents like the one that killed three people in Westbury last week. If given the proper funding, the senator...
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Crews work on tracks after deadly LIRR crash
Carol D'Auria
February 28, 2019 - 8:44 am
Two cars from the westbound LIRR train that derailed in Westbury have been removed from the tracks revealing the full extent of the damage from Tuesday's deadly crash.
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LIRR Westbury
1010 WINS
February 27, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Three people are dead after two Long Island Rail Road trains -- an eastbound train and a westbound trains -- struck their vehicle in Westbury Tuesday night, which led to a derailment, fire and ongoing service disruptions, officials said.
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January 14, 2019 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It might be hard to tell if you ride the LIRR, but the railroad claims its trains are cleaned an average of 4.5 times a day. RELATED: LIRR trains to be canceled, rerouted for months-long Amtrak repairs | Wet leaves could make weekend travel difficult on LIRR | LIRR says...
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