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Portion of River Road in Calverton will be closed for LIRR grade crossing work this weekend

by Feb 17, 2023
River Road in Calverton will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until noon on Sunday for grade crossing replacement work by the Long Island Railroad at the River Road crossing.

River Road in Calverton to close overnight for LIRR grade crossing work

by Feb 10, 2023
River Road in Calverton will be closed from 11 p.m. tonight, until 11 a.m. tomorrow due to the LIRR replacing the grade crossing at the River Road crossing to the west of the LIE, Riverhead Town Police announced this evening.

Man struck by train in Riverhead, airlifted to Stony Brook with serious injury

by Sep 13, 2020
A man was struck by a passenger train west of the Riverhead train station Sunday night. His leg was severed in the accident, according to radio reports. He was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment.

Riverhead train station clean-up set for Saturday morning

by May 31, 2019
Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith is inviting residents to help with the spring train station cleanup tomorrow morning. The cleanup...

Town pursuing new plan to move bus stop away from vacant LIRR station house

by Apr 29, 2019
With people waiting for buses outside the building and buses blocking the roadway, the location is less desirable for a potential tenant.

Vols wanted to spruce up railroad station

by Jul 24, 2018
Home Depot has donated plants for a landscape plan developed by Cornell Cooperative Extension to beautify the area around the Riverhead train station. The town is seeking volunteers to help with the planting Saturday morning.

New LIRR timetable effective Nov. 13 makes changes on Greenport branch

by Nov 12, 2017
New Long Island Railroad timetables that go into effect Monday, Nov. 13 will include a new westbound train departing Greenport at 9:43 a.m. and arriving in New York City at 12:33 p.m.

LIRR substitutes buses for trains between Ronkonkoma and Greenport on Saturday of Maritime Festival weekend

by Sep 19, 2017
Local elected officials and festival organizers say they can't understand the LIRR's decision, made without consulting them, which they say will worsen traffic on local roads this weekend.

New plan for bus stop move on Railroad Street comes with annual price tag of more than $20,000, legislator says

by Jul 24, 2017
Moving the bus stop on Railroad Street comes with a operating cost increase of between $20,000 and $30,000 per year, according to County Legislator Al Krupski, who says the county can fund by finding efficiencies — not a reduction in service.

Public transit advocate blasts plan to move bus stop from railroad station; officials now looking at other options

by Jul 10, 2017
Vince Taldone, a public transit advocate and board member of the Five Towns Rural Transit advocacy group, called plans to move the Railroad Avenue bus stop to Cedar Street “a poor transit planning decision” that is “nonsensical and ultimately cruel.”