Dual Mode Train 658 Penn Station to Port Jefferson.
Train 1713 from Huntington to Penn Station. Passing PL Signals Nassau 2 1E & 2E signals controlled by Nassau Tower. Nassau Tower behind and to the right.
On September 10, 2019, the Long Island Rail Road operated a special round-trip service from Jamaica to Hicksville for New York area press/media. Although the inaugural run was the following day, ... (more)
Taken from the Mineola Blvd pedestrian walkway. Instead of a fence on the overpass there are fancy metal slats that you can easily obtain images of the action. With the Third Track project progres... (more)
Anywhere but Long Island, the sight of a switcher type locomotive leading a passenger train would be an oddity, but the LIRR bought 23 EMD MP15ACs with high speed gearing for commuter service and ... (more)
An inbound Long Island commuter train swings off the Oyster Bay branch and onto the mainline at Nassau Tower in Mineola, NY. Leading the way is "power pack" cab car 620, which began life... (more)
PR20B #300 and MP15 #155 lead the RS-40 through Mineola.
Within the next few years, Nassau Tower will be demolished for a third track to be installed between Floral Park and Hicksville. But instead of demolishing the tower, some people have suggested th... (more)
Nassau Tower sits along side the main line, switching tracks and dispatching trains on the line. In a few years, this tower will no longer be here since the LIRR is going ahead with plans to add a... (more)
Running several minutes late, LI train 2319 makes the quick station stop at Mineola before proceeding toward Penn Station with some of the morning's rush hour passengers.
LIRR 618 was originally built for the New Haven RR. Here she is in fresh MTA paint, trailing on an eastbound train at Mineola in 1979.
An Oyster Bay Branch train comes down the branch towards Nassau Tower in Mineola behind a FA2 (converted to a cab car).
Westbound departing Mineola steps into a spot of late afternoon sun. The garages and other buildings erected alongside the railroad in recent years cast long shadows during late fall and winter.
A practice used by very few is still a tradition on the nation's busiest commuter railroad. Long Island train 1701 stops at Nassau Tower to pick up orders about a track condition further west at N... (more)