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by steamy
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: LIRR Mainline Third Track Project
Replies: 499
Views: 131820

Re: LIRR Mainline Third Track Project

Interesting updates & photos on new weekly newsletter issued by the third track project team. Sign up here:
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by steamy
Sat May 04, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: LIRR On Time Percentage
Replies: 24
Views: 3079

Re: LIRR On Time Percentage

Railroads in other countries have similar standards and so do the airlines. A comercial passenger airline flight is considered on time if it arrives within 15 minutes of its scheduled arrival time.
by steamy
Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: Hurricane Sandy
Replies: 317
Views: 31465

Re: Hurricane Sandy

Link to photo taken near the Reynold's Channel Bridge (AKA Wreck Lead) after Sandy:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid= ... =1&theater
by steamy
Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: Traveling to every LIRR Station
Replies: 18
Views: 3725

Re: Traveling to every LIRR Station

To save money, I would suggest buying a weekly ticket for travel between Fare Zone 1 (Penn Station) and Fare Zone 14 (Greenport or Montauk). This will cover travel to/from all stations in and between Fare Zones 1 and 14 for a cost of $137.25. Weekly tickets are good for an unlimited number of rides ...
by steamy
Fri Mar 19, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: East End Service: Greenport Scoot, Montauk Line, Etc.
Replies: 541
Views: 92654

Re: Ironies Along The Greenport Line

LIRR won't cut Ronkonkoma-to-Greenport weekday service Updated: March 19, 2010 1:26 PM By ALFONSO A. CASTILLO The proposed weekday elimination of Long Island Rail Road service between Ronkonkoma and Greenport is being pulled off the table, state Sen. Brian Foley and MTA sources said Friday. After ur...
by steamy
Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: ALL Ticket Machines Offline Sept 9th 11pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1983

Re: ALL Ticket Machines Offline Sept 9th 11pm

Actually, a memo WAS circulated in advance from Passenger Services to other departments before the first TVM maintenance session this week. Not sure why it didn't reach "Tool" or some others who should have known. We can always find ways to do things better. But please don't cast aspersions without ...
by steamy
Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: Sad news- William Gibson
Replies: 3
Views: 873

Sad news- William Gibson

LIRR conductor William Gibson, of Freeport, dead at 60 BY BILL MASON | bill.mason@newsday.com, 6:11 PM EST, January 21, 2009 William Gibson was a Long Island Rail Road conductor who over many years grew to love his job while his co-workers and passengers grew to love him. Gibson, 60, who retired fr...
by steamy
Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Topic: Passenger Policy of Conduct
Replies: 30
Views: 2294

Re: Passenger Policy of Conduct

See article titled Felony Assault from LIRR web site. Here's the link:

http://mta.info/lirr/TrainTalk/

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