Six-Year-Old Matthew Merryman Boards the Dream Train

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Six year old Matthew Merryman had a dream fulfilled when he took the wheel of a Metro North train at Grand Central Terminal. The Maryland youngster took his…

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Commuters say LIRR should raise service, not fares

Thursday, April 11, 2013
A new ban that prohibits smoking on LIRR platforms took effect on Nov. 13 (LIR photo by Christina Serednicki)

Disgruntled Long Island commuters would like to see an increase in service along with the recent increase in MTA fare prices. “If you’re not going to raise the…

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LIRR plans pilot program of payment with smartphones

Thursday, May 17, 2012
LIRR passengers will have the opportunity to pay for tickets using their smartphones during the LIRR's pilot program.

The Port Washington line of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will soon be testing a new payment technology that allows commuters to pay for their tickets with…

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