LIRR Third Track Divides Communities

Mar 27, 2017
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The Long Island Rail Road’s proposed third track project has divided communities along the railroad’s Main Line. The third track would run between Floral Park and Hicksville.

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The New York MTA’s East Side Access megaproject could fall behind schedule. Conflicts with Amtrak could delay the project past 2022.

Public Hearings Begin On LIRR Third Track

Jan 18, 2017
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The first of six public comment hearings was held on Tuesday on the Long Island Rail Road’s third-track expansion project. Many of those who spoke called it Long Island’s most consequential infrastructure project in decades.

Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo was on Long Island Tuesday afternoon for the latest in his series of State of the State addresses. His agenda for Long Island focused on jobs, infrastructure, lower taxes, renewable energy and combating addiction.

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The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating Saturday night’s crash and derailment between two trains on the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line in Nassau County.