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East Side Access

East Side Access Progress Photos

By | East Side Access

QUEENS WORK Removing old cables from a trough in preparation of the construction of a new approach structure. Installing bridge roof panels on the personnel bridge for the Mid-Day Storage Yard. Installing new hardware on catenary poles as part of ongoing improvements in Harold Interlocking. Fusing pipes for an underdrain…

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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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East Side Access 07-26-2018

East Side Access Progress Snapshot: New LIRR Terminal High-Rise Escalator Installation under 47th Street

By | East Side Access, Project Update

East Side Access contractor Schindler Elevator Corporation continues to install escalators between the future Long Island Rail Road passenger concourse and the terminal, which has a total of four passenger escalator wellways and 17 high-rise escalators. Each escalator wellway aligns to a cross street above the concourse at 45th, 46th,…

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