New amenities at East Hampton Station include benches, bulletin boards, digital information totems and Wi-Fi! The installation of platform lighting, railings and signage is in progress, as is the repair of the station’s wood paneling. A heating system and restrooms will be added by the end of 2018.
The revamped East Hampton station opened today. Riders can enjoy the climate-controlled waiting room, USB charging ports, new interior and exterior sensory lightings and other new permanent features.
The MTA LIRR has completed the installation of 64 exterior USB charging ports and 24 interior USB charging ports in the waiting room of the East Hampton station. All 86 USB charging ports are fully functional and operating.
The train station on Railroad Avenue, which shelters Long Island Rail Road passengers, is currently undergoing renovations. According to Aaron Donovan, deputy communications director for the LIRR, construction officially began on March 19, and the work is expected to be completed by March 2019.
Long Island is in the midst of historic change. For years, as other regions invested in areas like quality, affordable rental housing, mixed-use development, and public transit, LI was content with the status quo.
We sat silent as we watched droves of young people — educated in our outstanding public schools at significant expense — leave home and help create economic growth in other regions of our country.
A $5.6 billion transformation of the Long Island Rail Road is underway, the biggest slate of investments the railroad has received in decades. All told, the money will fund 100 LIRR capital projects and radically upgrade the customer experience of the nation’s second largest commuter railroad. By the time all…
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a historic $5.6 billion transformation of the Long Island Rail Road to strengthen the region’s transportation infrastructure and usher in a new era of economic growth. After 70 years of stagnation, all 100 transformative LIRR capital projects are moving forward, including the Main Line…