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Double Track

Double Track

Two’s a Charm: Double Track Eases Morning Commutes on Long Island

By | Brentwood Station, Deer Park Station, Double Track, East Side Access, Farmingdale Station, LIRR Expansion Project, Project Update, Ronkonkoma Station, Wyandanch Station

At about 9:15 a.m. on Monday, February 4, a broken rail was discovered on LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Branch near Deer Park on Long Island. LIRR workers responded, fixing the rail by 11:45 a.m., enabling LIRR to operate around the site of the broken rail with minimum service impacts. All thanks to…

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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Opens Second Track of LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch and Rededicates Wyandanch Station

By | Brentwood Station, Deer Park Station, Double Track, Farmingdale Station, Ronkonkoma Station, Wyandanch Station

On September 21st, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined LIRR President Phillip Eng and MTA Chief Development Officer Janno Lieber to officially open the second track of the LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch and rededicate the branch’s rebuilt and fully-accessible Wyandanch Station. The second track of the Ronkonkoma Branch and the renovation of…

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6:07 from Penn Station Extended to Wyandanch; True Reverse-Peak Service Now Available for the First Time from Ronkonkoma, Central Islip, Brentwood, Deer Park and Wyandanch

By | Brentwood Station, Deer Park Station, Double Track, Farmingdale Station, Ronkonkoma Station, Wyandanch Station

The 6:07 a.m. train from Penn Station, which previously had terminated at Farmingdale, is now extended to Wyandanch, Deer Park, Brentwood, Central Islip, and Ronkonkoma, where it connects with a train making all North Fork stops and due into Greenport at 8:54 a.m. This pairing of an extended train and…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Historic LIRR Double Track More Than a Year Ahead of Schedule

By | Brentwood Station, Deer Park Station, Double Track, Farmingdale Station, Ronkonkoma Station, Wyandanch Station

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of the Long Island Rail Road Double Track more than a year ahead of schedule. This historic project adds a second 13-mile track between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma — a segment of the LIRR that carries 48,000 riders every weekday — and will…

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