Murray Hill 05-08-20

LIRR’s Latest ADA-Accessible Station Unveiled + More to Come!

By | Carle Place Station, Floral Park Station, LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Murray Hill Station

We’re making good on our promise to make each of the Long Island Rail Road’s 124 stations accessible to all. Even in the midst of this COVID-19 crisis, we delivered the latest accessibility project at Murray Hill Station in Queens. Crews installed two new elevators as part of the station…

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Murray Hill Station - 03-30-20

Update on LIRR Critical Infrastructure Work Progress

By | Glen Cove Bridge, Mid-Suffolk Train Storage Yard, Murray Hill Station, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, Westbury North Parking Structure

As many non-essential employees across the state are telecommuting as we all work together to flatten the curve and combat COVID-19, the MTA’s and LIRR’s essential workers and contractors continue safely transporting health care workers, first responders and other essential workers to and from their jobs. These transportation not only…

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Merillon Avenue Rendering

Keeping Customers Moving While Rebuilding a New, Accessible Merillon Avenue Station

By | LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station

The Merillon Avenue LIRR station is an example of the MTA’s extraordinary efforts to make the system more accessible and an illustration of its extensive coordination efforts with communities. Working closely with the Village of Garden City, the project team devised a creative solution unique to this station that makes…

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Take a Ride through Our Modernized Ronkonkoma Branch Stations (Video)

By | Brentwood Station, Deer Park Station, Farmingdale Station

Do you ride on the Ronkonkoma Branch? Approximately 50,000 customers ride the Ronkonkoma Branch each weekday and, if you’re one of them, chances are you’ve passed by or through one of our recently renovated stations at Brentwood, Deer Park, or Farmingdale. (Fun fact: Farmingdale was built back in 1890, and…

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Decommissioning Crossing Gates at New Hyde Park Road

By | LIRR Expansion Project, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Station

On Monday, February 3, 2020, the LIRR Expansion Project team eliminated the New Hyde Park Road grade crossing. Design-build contractor 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) blocked off the segment of New Hyde Park Road between Plaza Avenue and 4th Avenue before the morning rush, and the crossing gates went down at…

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