Grade Crossing Eliminated. Returning from the scrap move, the light engines head up the Bay Ridge Line. The face of the East New York Tunnel reads "City Of New York Grade Crossing Elim... (more)
LIRR On The Bay Ridge. On the early morning of Friday, January 20, 2023, MTA Long Island Rail Road made some unusual moves as Bombardier M7s headed out to be scrapped. Bracketed by a pair o... (more)
After being held for a few passing locals at Duke interlocking, a classic 1500 duo make their way through Greenlawn with a fresh coat of paint. The 10 concrete tie cars being transported are from... (more)
Through torrential downpours, LI 163 & 168 lead a 12-car concrete tie train through Stony Brook towards Port Jefferson West yard, where they will drop the consist off and head back to Belmont yard... (more)
Not Just Dashing Commuters.
Long Island Rail Road MP15AC (EMD, 1977) no. 163 leads a train of empty tie cars through Jamaica station, as seen from the pedestrian bridge above. These car... (more)
MTA LIRR Train 6469 with Kawasaki M9 9051 passes the Rail Train with LI 163 (MP15AC, 4/1977) near Bayside, New York on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The rail train was dropping welded rail between Littl... (more)
"LIRR Rescue at Islip"
Long Island Railroad Extra 163 tows disabled train 2703's equipment west past the Islip station house on the Montauk Line in Islip, NY. 2703 suffered locomotive is... (more)
"LIRR Tow Job at Water Mill"
Long Island Railroad Extra 163 tows disabled train 2703's equipment west past the former Water Mill station on the Montauk Line in Water Mill, NY. 2703 suffe... (more)
"LIRR Tow Job by Valley"
Long Island Railroad Extra 163 tows disabled train 2703's equipment west past Valley Tower on the Montauk Line in Valley Stream, NY. 2703 suffered loco... (more)
The LIRR's "LaserTrain" lays over at Port Washington between runs. This converted M3 set, one of two such sets on the railroad, is used to mitigate slip-slide conditions caused by falle... (more)
"Glass Out at Westwood"
Long Island Rail Road's "LaserTrain" heads west past Westwood Station on the West Hempstead Branch with "glass out" MP15AC 163 leading the way.
LIRR's LaserTrai... (more)
"LaserTrain at Great Neck"
Long Island Rail Road's "LaserTrain" heads west past Great Neck Station on the Port Washington Line. LIRR's LaserTrains consist of two MP15ACs sandwiching a reti... (more)
"LaserTrain at Kew"
Long Island Rail Road's "LaserTrain" ducks under Lefferts Boulevard at Kew Gardens Station on the Main Line.
LIRR's LaserTrains consist of two MP15ACs sandwiching a... (more)
"Work Train Through Jamaica Station"
A Long Island Rail Road work train passes through Jamaica Station on Track 9 while on its way west towards a work zone in Wooside.
"Work Train at Jay Tower"
A Long Island Rail Road work train passes Jay Tower at Jay Interlocking in the Jamaica area of Queens, NY while on its way east to Holban Yard. Jay Towe... (more)