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Lirr Train Schedule

December 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on Lirr Train Schedule 

Lirr Train Schedule, According to Newsday.com some WWE fans who took the Long Island Rail Road to attend the event last night Raw live at Madison Square Garden in New York were stranded near the scene Monday afternoon.

After the service has been interrupted by snow storms that affect the City of Long Island Rail Road were closed Sunday evening and surrounding areas. Sixteen hours later, the service had not resumed.The Long Island Rail Road has now a limited service from Penn Station to travel with only four branches, including Babylon, Huntington, Port Washington and Ronkonkoma. All other branches are closed.

Commuters and holiday travelers can expect long delays during rush hour today as officials continue to remove snow in the LIRR station and the removal lots.Snow parking also continues in LIRR stations and parking.

Lirr, Long Island Rail Road

December 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on Lirr, Long Island Rail Road 

Lirr, People need to stay in their homes cause of bad weather these days, unless it is absolutely necessary. Roads and sidewalks are covered with snow up to two feet of snow in some places because of the snowdrifts. The storm spent most of the time, but a blizzard warning remains in effect until Monday morning. Con Edison is reporting 7000 outages power throughout the city. All Long Island Railroad service was suspended in both directions due to the weather. There is no word from officials when service is restored. Long Island Expressway is described by authorities as barely passable and people are warned not to drive because of black ice in the region.

The buses are running and make all local stops, but the MTA is warning commuters that buses are slow. Mother Nature also gave a beating to the metro service in the city. The F-Line is suspended between Coney Island-Stillwell Station and the Jay Street-Metro Tech Station in both directions. The M-train was completely suspended in both directions. B-line service in Brooklyn was suspended and the D-train is also looking at suspensions in Brooklyn.

A-Train service was also suspended in parts of Brooklyn, with a 5-train service in the Bronx. From 59th Street in Manhattan to Coney Island in Brooklyn, there is no service N-train. Most other lines are also facing major delays or suspensions and commuters are encouraged to use www.mta.info for more information.

Airport Chaos The situation with airports is catastrophic for many people trying to return home after the Christmas holidays. John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty Airport are both closed. LaGuardia Airport is open but no flights took off. Wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and temperatures well below are stealing impossible conditions at airports. Airports are expected to open at 16 am on Monday, according to the FAA.

LIRR

October 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on LIRR 

LIRR, LIRR trains are delayed travelers in New York, with delays on all lines.

A low-speed derailment at 10:30 pm today, inside Penn Station, has caused headaches.

About 300 passengers were asked to board the train and wait at the station. No casualties were reported

Train LIRR (Long Island Railroad) are the oldest trains in the country. CBS New York suggests that the aging infrastructure may delay the return to service.

NJ Transit is advising passengers that the wait between trains can be as much as 30 minutes.

There is no estimate for full restoration service is available at this time.

Amtrak and Metro-North Railroad have coordinated a railway bridge between the Grand Central Terminal in New York and the Croton Harmon station, with alternative bus transportation is also available between Grand Central and Penn Station in New York.

Read more: http://www.thirdage.com/news/lirr-derailment-causes-train-delays-nyc_10-25-2010 # ixzz13LdIPZed

Lirr Delays

August 24, 2010 by · Comments Off on Lirr Delays 

Lirr Delays, The Long Island Railroad, which runs at 60% capacity during peak hours in the afternoon after a fire in a switching tower, closed almost the whole system on Monday, stranding thousands of travelers throughout Long Island and at Penn Station.

Service stopped at each side of the railroad, except the Port Washington branch just before 11 am Monday. On Monday afternoon LIRR said that “very limited” service was resumed through Jamaica. But the railroad will operate fewer trains than normal, and 100 000 LIRR passengers leaving New York will likely face delays and crowded trains.

“Once you lose control of the cable and switching systems that trains do not move” for security reasons, LIRR President Helena Williams said Monday.

Passengers returning to Long Island has to wait outside Penn Station before going to the trains. The police will be available for crowd control, Williams said. All trains were going to do locally.

“There is a high enough density of train service, even at 60%, which we will be able to get our customers home,” he said.

The fire knocked out the big machine, changing decades old in a tower east of Jamaica Station in Queens. Tower workers were evacuated briefly, and suspended rail service in almost all lines. Firefighters quickly put out the fire, but the railroad was still trying to figure out the amount of damage.

Workers at the control tower switching trains run on which issues to launch a series of levers. LIRR teams spent much of the afternoon to set routes manually with an antiquated system called lock-and-peak, “said Charles.

Richard Jerothe, an executive with 45 years of age in a Brooklyn medical transportation company, boarded a train at 10:11 Ronkonkoma went to the Atlantic Terminal. But the train only made with regard to Floral Park, where he sat for hours. Last Minute in an important meeting to discuss standby generators for ambulance depots, expects Mr. Jerothe were raised briefly when he heard the announcement that the train was preparing bus service. But 45 minutes later, he said, another announcement said there would be no buses.

“The crews of the trains have absolutely no information coming down from the company or the management to know what is happening,” said Jerothe. “It puts them in a very difficult position.”

Carlos, LIRR spokesman, said the railroad has been trying to disseminate information through its alert system e-mail and the media.

In Manhattan, Maureen Michaels being decided late Monday whether to share a car home to Cold Spring Harbor with his sister. Michaels, chairman of the LIRR Commuter Council, wanted to get home to help your child pack for your first year of college. She criticized the LIRR because they have no plans to deal with the stop.

“I think buses should be parked in front of Penn Station,” she said. “They need a contingency plan … that is not” going to run trains few and far between. “

MTA LIRR

August 23, 2010 by · Comments Off on MTA LIRR 

Mta Lirr, NEW YORK-Most of the trains of long Island Rail Road (LIRR) was suspended on Monday after a fire in a tower switching off power to the rail network.

Several thousand passengers were stranded on trains, subway stations on Long Island, and Penn Station, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) website.

All except the Port Washington line had suspended service. Some railway lines have been restored by Monday afternoon, but many lines are still out. The service is available from Penn Station to Jamaica Station Atlantic, but not subsequent transfers of Jamaica are available at this time.

240,000 people approximately 230,000 lines 10 using the LIRR on a daily basis.
From 16:44, the MTA said there are “delays” in all lines except for the Port Washington line.

The Wall Street Journal said that LIRR would be extended only to 60 percent of capacity for traffic during peak hours.

The fire occurred on a main control tower of eastern Jamaica, Queens, and began quickly by firefighters.

“The LIRR is assessing the damage to the tower and the impact on the evening service,” said MTA.

No one was injured in the fire.

“There is no answer,” said LIRR passenger NY1. “We go to the service desk, hang around, that’s what they say, and can honor the ticket for another day but can not return any money.”

The MTA New York City Transit and MTA Long Island Bus were “honor” LIRR tickets for today, ie, we can use their tickets LIRR to use the underground city of New York and buses, and bus service long island.

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