Long Island Rail Road

Metro-North set to buy dual-mode locomotives from Siemens

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a $334.9 million contract for Siemens to build 27 dual-mode locomotives for the Metro-North Railroad. A document in the board package for Wednesday’s meeting says the purchase, an order for 19 locomotives with the exercise of an initial option for eight more, is funded by a […]

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LIRR completes construction on Mid-Suffolk Yard to help increase future capacity

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Construction & Development (C&D) have completed major construction on the Mid-Suffolk Train Storage Yard in Ronkonkoma. The project will increase future capacity and reliability for the railroad as part of the LIRR Expansion. “The expanded train yard, along with the third track project, […]

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