A local service with a Budd M3 is being caught by another service lead by a DE30. It is the making of a hot hazy day in the city.
The rush hour! LIRR style. Every type of passenger equipment in use on the LIRR can be seen here, M7, DE30 and WAY in the distance an M3.
The workhorse of the "route of the dashing commuter" is the Bombardier M7, seen flying through Forest Hills.
The Cannonball which is the only named train on the LIRR whisks people away from the city for a weekend escape on eastern Long Island. This is a Fri & Sun summer only service.
"LIRR Under Signal Bridge 30"
An eastbound deadhead runs under the brand new "Automatic Signal Bridge 30" which was activated just earlier that morning (June 25th, 2018). Signal Bridge 30 ... (more)
Old Budd M3's hustle people toward New York Penn as they have for decades. These cars are due to be retired in the next year or so, as the first M9's have arrived for testing.
"LIRR Over the Clearview"
An eastbound LIRR Port Washington Branch train heads over the Clearview Expressway (I-295) at Bayside in Queens.
The 407 facing west will lead back to Ronkonkoma.
"M9s Under the Fresh Pond Bridge"
The third Kawasaki M9 EMU pair to arrive in New York makes it's way under the Fresh Pond Bridge at New York & Atlantic Railway's Fresh Pond Yard after bei... (more)
"M9 on the East Yard Lead"
The third M9 pair to arrive in New York makes it's way through NYA's "East Yard" portion of Fresh Pond Yard towards Track 10 so that they can be inspected by Kaw... (more)
Taking a ride on turntable after servicing.
last april morning snowfall,last for LIRR Budd M3's ??
Protect Engine. The LIRR stationed a water tanker at Speonk yard for the Summer fire season. The Pine Barrens on the South Fork of Long Island can be prone to brush fires.
"Picking up M9s at Fresh Pond"
LIRR's "Roustabout 6" crew ties on to Brand new Kawasaki-built Long Island Rail Road M9 railcars on Track "11 East" at New York & Atlantic Railway's Fresh Po... (more)