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East End Gateway and LIRR Concourse Ticket Window - 12-11-19

LIRR’s Penn Station Ticket Office Temporarily Relocated as New Penn Entrance Project Progresses

By | New 33rd Street Corridor at Penn Station

The transformation of Penn Station continues to move forward, with construction related to the East End Gateway and LIRR Concourse project requiring the temporary relocation of the LIRR’s Ticket Office. On Wednesday, the now-former ticket office was closed as the relocated Ticket Office, with six ticket windows, opened between the…

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Box Jacking

Jack in the Box? Not Exactly…

By | Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, LIRR Expansion Project, Main Street Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, School Street Grade Crossing, South 12th Street Grade Crossing, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing, Willis Avenue Grade Crossing

Box-jack. Have you heard of it? No, not the burger, and definitely not the creepy musical clown that pops out at you. It’s yet another in a series of incredible firsts for the MTA as part of the LIRR Expansion Project: a revolutionary technique to install railroad bridges over underpasses,…

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Nassau Interlocking

Staying On Time: Meet LIRR Force Account Manager Steve Leidner

By | LIRR Expansion Project

With all the work the LIRR Expansion Project completed on the Main Line this past summer, we wanted to share with you how the MTA managed to achieve so many milestones on time. To get to the bottom of it, AModernLI spoke with LIRR Force Account Manager Steve Leidner to learn more about the successful bridge roll-ins over the summer and the construction crews that made it happen.

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Modernized Port Jefferson Branch Stations

SEE IT: Virtual Tour of Our Newly Modernized Port Jefferson Branch Stations

By | Northport Station, Port Jefferson Station, Stony Brook Station, Syosset Station

 The Port Jefferson Branch, along the beautiful North Shore of Long Island, is where you’ll find some of Long Island’s loveliest and oldest LIRR stations. The modernization of four of these stations – Port Jefferson, Stony Brook, Northport and Syosset – was completed this year, with impeccable renovations of…

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