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LIRR plans to shuffle schedule, add trains on Greenport branch

by Apr 12, 2017
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

by Mar 22, 2017
The MTA fire marshal was called to investigate the fire alongside the railroad tracks east on Mill Road.

Man struck by train east of Mill Road crossing, airlifted to Stony Brook

by Nov 12, 2016
A westbound Long Island Rail Road train struck a pedestrian on the tracks just east of the Mill Road crossing just after 2 this afternoon.

Riverhead negotiating with MTA to use old railroad station ticket building as offices for ambulance corps, police

by Sep 30, 2016
Town officials are asking the county bus company to relocate its bus stop away from the building at the Riverhead train station, which they hope will reduce loitering near the building.
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Thiele: LIRR to restore year-round weekend service to North Fork

by Jul 19, 2016
The Long Island Railroad plans to restore year-round weekend service to Greenport this year, as part of an action plan that will also increase overall service on the North Fork, as agreed to at last week's meeting between local officials and LIRR representatives.

Denise Civiletti Why I was kicked out of the LIRR’s closed-door meeting with public officials

by Jul 11, 2016
Assemblyman Fred Thiele called an 'invitation' only, closed-door meeting of 'stakeholders' to discuss LIRR's East End service. Stakeholders, as defined by Thiele and the LIRR, don't include the public — taxpayers, riders or members of the press.

MTA to roll out mobile ticketing on Ronkonkoma line during week of Aug. 22

by Jul 6, 2016
LIRR customers will be able to buy tickets with a free app on their mobile phones for all lines by the end of this summer.

Man on tracks struck by LIRR passenger train in Riverhead

by Jun 28, 2016
For the second time in a week, a man on the railroad track in Riverhead has been struck by a passenger train.

Riverhead man struck by train near East Main Street crossing in ‘serious condition’

by Jun 22, 2016
A man on the railroad track near the East Main Street crossing in downtown Riverhead was struck by a westbound train late last night. The train partially severed one of his legs.

Riverhead RR station and storage yard ‘a deplorable mess,’ supervisor says; Democrats criticize town for inaction

by Aug 10, 2015
Conditions at the Long Island Railroad station in Riverhead and its surrounds have troubled town officials for a long time. The station has been closed...