Long Island Rail Road
Expansion Project Floral Park to Hicksville

A proposal to provide a more robust and reliable rail service, making living and working on Long Island easier.

Project At-A Glance

The Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project is a new proposal to improve service options and reliability for hundreds of thousands of customers by adding a third track to the congested LIRR Main Line. The project will also reduce automobile traffic congestion by adding train options for travelers and eliminating street-level grade crossings, and it will improve safety and quality of life for people in the project corridor.

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LIRR Customers Talk About a 3rd Track on the Main Line

LIRR customers talk about their commutes, and how adding a 3rd track to the bottlenecked, 2-track Main Line would help them every single day.

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THE LIRR EXPANSION PROJECT

A proposal to provide a more robust and reliable rail service, making living and working on Long Island easier.

“Long Island’s future prosperity depends on a modern transportation network that eases congestion on our roads and improves service on the LIRR… this is a robust and comprehensive agenda to do just that.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo