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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.”

LIRR plans to shuffle schedule, add trains on Greenport branch

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The little-used "jury train" will be "repurposed" a LIRR official said in an interview yesterday. It will arrive in Riverhead earlier and continue on to Greenport, making a westbound return trip departing Greenport at 10 a.m. Two new trains are planned for weekends beginning in the summer of 2018.

Firefighters fight brush fire in the woods near railroad tracks east of Mill Road

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The MTA fire marshal was called to investigate the fire alongside the railroad tracks east on Mill Road.
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