Project Overview

The doors to Farmingdale’s upgraded station building are open!

Farmingdale Station, originally built in 1890 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has received numerous upgrades to improve the customer experience, including a new waiting room with terrazzo flooring, newly redone ADA accessible restrooms, tile and wood wall and ceiling finishes, windows, doors, electrical, plumbing and HVAC upgrades. Getting around the station is now easier, thanks to a rehabilitated pedestrian underpass and new wayfinding signage. Other completed improvements include bike racks, benches, USB charging stations, technology counters (where customers can charge their mobile devices), LCD information displays, new CCTV cameras, improved ADA accessibility (thanks to a new ramp), platform shelter sheds, LED platform lighting, trash receptacles, free public Wi-Fi, digital information display totems and platform repairs.

The building’s facade was fully restored to its original historical brick architecture, capturing and preserving its history and character, and historic photos have been placed alongside a commemorative plaque in remembrance of the station’s past.

The station, located along the Ronkonkoma Branch in Suffolk County, serves more than 3,800 daily customers. With the completion of the Double Track Project in 2018, the completed upgrades at Farmingdale Station are vital to accommodate future increases in ridership. The LIRR has modernized Farmingdale Station to improve the experience for its customers and to contribute to the economic growth and development of Long Island.

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

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

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

LIRR Double Track Project Finally on Track

After decades of talk and years of construction, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority expects to finish construction of the Long Island Rail Road second track between Ronkonkoma and Farmingdale by the end of summer. That is worthy of applause…

Construction has begun at Farmingdale Station

Construction has begun at Farmingdale Station with plumbing and electrical rough-in and the excavation of the ADA ramp. Exterior painting and gypsum board installation are in process, and the installation of Terrazzo flooring is scheduled to begin before the end

Farmingdale High School Is Bursting With Spirit

FARMINGDALE, NY - From Farmingdale School District: Once again, the Dalers have proved their exceptional pride in their school—winning the Best High School Spirit on Long Island award in Bethpage's 2018 Best of Long Island contest. The Farmingdale School District

Reversing The Brain Drain

Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in areas like quality, affordable rental housing, mixed-use development, and public transit, LI was content with the status quo. We sat silent as we watched

MTA Board Approves Contract for Transformative LIRR Modernization

Historic Project Will Improve Railroad Infrastructure, Eliminate Seven Street-Level Railroad Crossings, Improve Railroad Bridges, Add Third Track to Busiest LIRR Corridor The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board on Wednesday approved a design-build contract with 3rd Track Constructors (3TC), to complete the

LIRR Transformation Underway

A $5.6 billion transformation of the Long Island Rail Road is underway, the biggest slate of investments the railroad has received in decades. All told, the money will fund 100 LIRR capital projects and radically upgrade the customer experience of

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