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MTA LIRR: The Best Way to Get to PGA Championship at Bethpage Black via Newly-Redone Farmingdale Station

By | Farmingdale Station, Project Update

The LIRR today announced added train service to help tens of thousands of golf fans reach the newly renovated Farmingdale Station on their way to the PGA Bethpage Black tournament May 13-19, 2019. Once fans reach the newly-renovated Farmingdale Station, complimentary PGA shuttle buses will be available for the short…

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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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LIRR Expansion Project Monitors Air Quality in Floral Park

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, South Tyson Avenue Bridge

As part of the LIRR Expansion Project, Design-Build Contractor 3TC continues to meet environmental commitments in Project-adjacent communities. 3TC recently installed an air quality monitoring station in Floral Park near area residents to ensure ongoing construction activities on the LIRR right-of-way and in the Village do not exceed allowable thresholds….

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Wyandanch Station 10-17-18

LIRR Turns 185 Years Old

By | Project Update

The MTA Long Island Rail Road turned 185 last week! On April 24, 1834 LIRR was officially chartered by the State of New York, making it not only the biggest commuter railroad in the nation, but also the oldest railroad still operating under its charter name. The original railroad wasn’t…

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