LIRR http://wshu.org en MTA-union deal could avert LIRR strike http://wshu.org/post/mta-union-deal-could-avert-lirr-strike <p></p><p>The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a labor deal with the union representing workers for New York's subway system. The deal could have an impact on a looming strike on the Long Island Rail Road this summer. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:04:45 +0000 Charles Lane 15996 at http://wshu.org MTA-union deal could avert LIRR strike LIRR and unions return to arbitration http://wshu.org/post/lirr-and-unions-return-arbitration <p></p><p>The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has agreed to more arbitration talks with the main labor unions for the Long Island Rail Road. &nbsp;The move essentially postpones a looming strike until mid summer. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:47:54 +0000 Charles Lane 13168 at http://wshu.org LIRR and unions return to arbitration LIRR edges out Metro North as busiest commuter railroad http://wshu.org/post/lirr-edges-out-metro-north-busiest-commuter-railroad <p>The Long Island Railroad has surpassed Metro North as the busiest commuter railroad in the country. The LIRR increased its ridership in 2013 by two percent, compared to 0.7 percent for Metro North.</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:13:12 +0000 Craig LeMoult 11917 at http://wshu.org LIRR edges out Metro North as busiest commuter railroad LIRR's 'Darth Vader' yet to make snow debut http://wshu.org/post/lirrs-darth-vader-yet-make-snow-debut <p></p><p>Even with all the snow on Long Island this week, the Long Island Rail Road still hasn't called out its secret snow-clearing weapon. &nbsp;In fact, said snow weapon hasn't seen active snow duty yet. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:55:23 +0000 Will James 11729 at http://wshu.org LIRR's 'Darth Vader' yet to make snow debut MTA arrests 4 in LIRR skimming scam http://wshu.org/post/mta-arrests-4-lirr-skimming-scam <p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:55:05 +0000 Charles Lane 7685 at http://wshu.org MTA arrests 4 in LIRR skimming scam