MTA Long Island Rail Road Train 664 (DE30AC 418) has been lengthened to include 7 cars leased from MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter) in Maryland to help provide enhanced summer supplemental servi... (more)
A maintenance crew plugs in the consist of #664 and puts it to bed on track 5 in Port Jeff yard. This train runs exclusively with 7 leased MARC coaches.
It's a summer tradition! The MTA Long Island Railroad's "Cannonball" remains its sole name train (8717), offering weekly Friday afternoon service to Montauk with a Sunday night return to New York'... (more)
A meet at sunset! MTA Long Island Rail Road Train 664 (DE30AC 418) passes Friday only equipment return train JFJ701 (DM30AC 515) at the Stony Brook, New York Station on 6/30/2017 at just before 19... (more)
"MARC Coaches at Jamaica Station"
LI Extra 418 prepares to head east from Jamaica Station towards Port Jefferson with Five Sumitomo/ Nippon Sharyo "MARC II" cars in tow. The train made a t... (more)
"MARC Coaches at HALL Interlocking"
LI Extra 411 heads west through HALL Interlocking with Five Sumitomo/ Nippon Sharyo "MARC II" cars in tow. The train made a test round trip from Jamaica... (more)
MARC meets MTA! Long Island Railroad has a recurring problem each summer of equipment shortage. LIRR has such a high demand for service to the east end that equipment is heavily needed more than ... (more)
"MARC Coaches at LIC for the First Time"
LIRR MP15AC 153 leads Five Sumitomo/ Nippon Sharyo "MARC II" coaches at Long Island City Yard. The cars were taken to Long Isla... (more)
The LIRR's normal practice is to route Montauk Branch diesel trains over the Central Branch and Mainline, so as to avoid the more than a dozen local stations on the electrified portion of the Mont... (more)
A Jamaica bound train at the Southampton Campus Station platform near Shinnecock Hills Country club. The platform was closed in 1998.
A couple of trains in the Ronkonkoma Yard are quietly awaiting the Monday AM rush hour.
"LIRR Intermodal Bogie Rolls Over the Montauk Cutoff"
One of Long Island Rail Road's experimental "Intermodal Bogies" gets dragged down the Montauk Cuttoff to Sunnyside Yard to be cut up f... (more)
As seen from a bridge plate, a set of M7s races out from the setting sun, with the skyline looming behind.