Expect extensive delays on 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 train lines as a result of ‘electrical issues’
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The MTA reported that electrical issues have caused extensive delays for most train lines. At 1:17 p.m. the MTA reported issues on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 lines and then followed up with an announcement that stated all lines should expect “extensive delays.” According to spokesperson Kevin Ortiz,  electrical issue at the Rail Control Center […]

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Ticketing app for LIRR and Metro-North trains will be available by the end of summer
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A new app, which should make life for Queens commuters much more convenient, will be coming sooner than expected. The MTA eTix app, a free app that will allow Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Metro-North Railroad tickets to be purchased on customers’ mobile devices, was announced Tuesday by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Customers on the LIRR Port Washington Branch […]

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Ridgewood residents are invited to yet another community meeting on the M and L train apocalypse/reconstruction
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Ahead of the pending construction work to be done to both train lines that run through Ridgewood — the M and the L — the MTA is holding a community meeting to discuss the future of the work to the Canarsie Tunnel and Myrtle viaduct. The MTA is calling residents to attend the meeting on […]

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Bat condos, bug hotels and native plants are part of a proposal to transform Long Island City’s abandoned rail line
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Earlier last year, the city announced its goal to transform a stretch of abandoned rail line in Long Island City, and one proposal aims to turn the line into “a unique ecological and cultural space.” Long Island City-based BanG Studio and Brooklyn Grange call their plan the “Wild Line.” The groups are proposing to create a habitat where animals, humans, […]

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19 people were injured after FDNY truck crashes into MTA bus in Astoria
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An FDNY truck that was racing to the scene of a fire crashed into an MTA bus in Astoria Sunday afternoon, leaving 19 people injured, it was reported. At approximately 12:20 p.m. on June 26, the rig of Engine Co. 312, which was heading to a fire reported at 8-01 26th Ave. in Astoria, collided with the bus at the […]

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