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Nostrand Avenue 01-31-20

LIRR’s Newest Elevators Unveiled in Brooklyn at Nostrand Avenue Station

By | Nostrand Avenue Station

Big, bright, bold, and beautiful. That’s how you could now describe LIRR’s Nostrand Avenue Station as its modernization was unveiled last week – complete with two brand new ADA-accessible elevators. LIRR President Phillip Eng was joined by local elected officials, advocates, and community members on Jan. 31 in Bedford-Stuyvesant to…

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New Hyde Park LIRR Station Opens February 3rd in New Temporary Location

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

Beginning February 3, 2020, New Hyde Park LIRR Station customers will access a temporary 10-car platform, which will run along 2nd and 3rd Avenues, between South 12th Street and South 8th Street. The temporary platforms will include 8 ADA-compliant ingress and egress points, with 3 ADA-compliant access ramps. Pedestrian detour…

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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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