Project Overview

The Merillon Avenue substation, located at Atlantic Avenue and Hilton Avenue in the Town of North Hempstead, will be replaced as part of the LIRR Expansion Project from Floral Park to Hicksville. This substation is approximately 40 years old and nearing the end of its operational life. The Merillon Avenue substation replacement is necessary to accommodate the additional third track and support future growth of the LIRR. The Merillon Avenue substation replacement is part of a larger initiative to enhance service reliability and support system expansion throughout the LIRR and ultimately support the growth and development of Long Island. 

New Port Washington Substation - 9-25-2018

LIRR Announces Completion of New Port Washington Substation

By | Bellmore Substation, Carle Place Substation, Floral Park Substation, Hicksville Substation, Meadowbrook Substation, Merillon Avenue Substation, Mineola Substation, Murray Hill Substation, New Cassel Substation, New Hyde Park Substation, Ocean Avenue Substation, Port Washington Substation, Rosedale Substation, Sandy Substation Restoration, Westbury Substation

On January 3, 2018, Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng announced the LIRR had completed work to replace the Port Washington electrical substation, on time and on budget. The new substation, which was built at a cost of $26.2 million, replaces an earlier brick-and-mortar substation that had been in…

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Garden City School District 12-19-18

LIRR Expansion Project Team Meets with Garden City School District Superintendent

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Merillon Avenue Substation, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge

Continuing the trend of robust coordination between the LIRR Expansion Project team and school districts in the project corridor, on December 19th the outreach team met with Garden City School District Superintendent Dr. Kusum Sinha and school district leadership. The group discussed strategies for how to effectively communicate construction notifications…

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