New York's Bravest.
A handful of FDNY firefighters are seen extinguishing a small fire along the LIRR Main Line, under traffic during PM rush hour. The M9 on the near track was operating... (more)
"High-Speed Switch Removal" (Looking East)
On the weekend of May 14th, 2022, Long Island Rail Road Maintenance of Way crews removed the high-speed "221" switch within Queens Interlock... (more)
"High-Speed Switch Removal" (Looking West)
More Track work and more Z Trains for the weekend of February 19-21. Ronkonkoma Branch Trains ran every 2 hours on the Branch. Trains traveled from Ronkonkoma to Bethpage station reversing onto th... (more)
A brisk February dusk yields this Patchogue bound trainset making its way through the complicated turnouts near Jay Tower and Jamaica Station before it makes its way out to the far reaches of Long... (more)
Nearing the end of the crews return trip from Greenport to Ronkonkoma. The Long Island Railroad used two GP38-2’s from the New York & Atlantic for their Main Line snow plow run. Approaching Main... (more)
The snow plow run took two hours and twenty minutes from Ronkonkoma to Greenport on the Main Line. The special move had a restricted speed limit of 25 mph with 5 mph through the stations taking tw... (more)
NYAR GP38-2’s 268 & 261 pushing LI 4230 through the Sixth Street RR Crossing in Greenport.
Winter Storm Keenan the blizzard of 2022.The New York & Atlantic RS 70 road crew is working with Long... (more)
Long Island Rail Road M7 EMUs come past 'NASSAU' tower at Mineola, NY. The tower was manned from its opening in 1923 until 2020. In 2021 it was demolished to make way for a third track as part of ... (more)
"Smoking Out Elmont"
Long Island Rail Road extra 172 smokes out Elmont Station as it heads west up the Main Line towards Holban Yard with side dumps cars in tow on March 19... (more)
On display at EMD’s 75th Anniversary Open House is Long Island Rail Road DE30AC 401. Long Island 401 is the second of 24 DE30AC locomotives built for the LI. These passenger locomotives were bui... (more)
"Elmont Overpass Installation"
Just after 0215 hours on March 20th, 2022, the Elmont Station Pedestrian Overpass glides over the Long Island Rail Road Main Line during the beginning o... (more)
Scooting to Greenport.
New El Cars.
A train of new M9 railcars approaches Nostrand Ave station on the elevated section of the LIRR Atlantic Branch.
A total of five trains can be seen in this shot from the East end of Jamaica Station: two outbound and one inbound M7s, an inbound M9, and an MP15AC staged to rescue any broke... (more)