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School Street 07-07-20

Class is in Session at School Street as Heavy Construction Underway to Eliminate LIRR Grade Crossing

By | Project Update, School Street Grade Crossing

Coming off a highly successful weekend bridge replacement at Glen Cove Road, MTA C&D, LIRR and 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) began heavy construction at School Street to eliminate the grade crossing there. The crossing – located on the Main Line at the Westbury/New Cassel border –is the fourth of eight…

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This Weekend: Critical Substation Modernization Work in Freeport; No Rail Service between Babylon and Rockville Centre

By | Meadowbrook Substation, Project Update

Meadowbrook Substation, Freeport On the weekend of February 29 – March 1, there will be no train service between Babylon and Rockville Centre as LIRR forces perform critical work on the Meadowbrook Substation in Freeport and the new Massapequa Pocket Track.  Buses will substitute for trains between Babylon and Rockville…

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East End Gateway and LIRR Concourse 01-28-20

More Space for Passengers In LIRR Penn Station Concourse

By | New 33rd Street Corridor at Penn Station, Project Update

Construction on the East End Gateway in Penn Station has advanced significantly, as the passageway in the former Duane Reade space between the 34th Street entrance and the LIRR main concourse opened, providing increased pedestrian flow and track accessibility. Ticketing machines were installed in the space to allow travelers to…

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Signal Work

MTA Rounds Out a Successful Year of LIRR Construction Projects

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, Port Washington Substation, Project Update, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing

The MTA ended 2019 having completed almost two dozen Long Island Rail Road projects! Stations were modernized, new bridges were installed, grade crossings were eliminated…the Railroad even became the first North American railway (and first worldwide) to use lasers to blast leaf residue from its rails. The LIRR Modernization Program,…

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