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Third Rail Trail: Village approves LIRR memorandum

By | Merillon Avenue Station, Merillon Avenue Substation, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge

On Monday the Village of Garden City posted a Memorandum of Understanding with the Long Island Rail Road and MTA for the Third Track Expansion project, which cuts through Garden City with the plans for 9.8 miles of new rail service between Floral Park and Hicksville. At the Village Board…

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Two new elevators coming to Flushing’s Murray Hill LIRR station in 2019

By | Murray Hill Station

Construction work to bring elevators to a Flushing train station will commence next month, a local leader announced. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $8.6 million contract to build two ADA-accessible elevators at each end of the Murray Hill LIRR station, according to Congresswoman Grace Meng. Installation of the new elevators is slated to…

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Stewart Manor Station Platform Closure Notice – January to March 2018

By | Project Update, Stewart Manor Station

The west end of Platform B, on the south side up to the underpass, will be closed to the public starting on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, until mid-March 2018. During this time, customers should be prepared to board the first four cars when going eastbound and the last four cars while traveling westbound. Pedestrian traffic will be limited in certain areas; however, construction will not impact train service or local traffic as all work will take place on LIRR property.

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