Long Island Rail Road
Expansion Project Floral Park to Hicksville

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

Draft Environmental Impact Statement

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the LIRR Expansion Project was released on November 28, 2016 for public review. The report contains extensive, detailed information about the potential significant effects of the project. A robust public outreach and comment period will follow the release of the DEIS to provide the public opportunities to ask questions and make comments about the initial findings.

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Project At-A Glance

The project calls for the construction of a third track along a 9.8-mile stretch of the railroad’s heavily traversed Main Line corridor between the Floral Park and Hicksville train stations, and the elimination of the seven grade crossings along its route.

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THE LIRR EXPANSION PROJECT

A proposal to provide 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