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.

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

A Better Commute

Getting where you need to go with improved service.

Less Congestion, Cleaner Air

Improving air quality and getting cars off the road.

Safer Crossings

Modifying grade crossings to enhance safety, ease traffic and reduce noise.

Better Jobs, Stronger Economy

Retaining jobs and maintaining Long Island’s economic stability.

Community Partnership

Unprecedented community outreach.