Long Island Railroad News

Woman’s SUV Struck by Long Island Railroad Train

An off-duty firefighter is being commended after officials say he pulled a woman from her SUV just before the vehicle was struck by an oncoming Long Island Railroad train. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the collision occurred Tuesday night in …

Former New York Railroad Conductor Avoids Prison in Disability Scheme

A former Long Island Rail Road conductor has been ordered to repay nearly $295,000 in connection with the LIRR disability fraud case in New York. Christopher Parlante was a key government witness in two trials that ended in convictions of …

New York Railroad Workers Charged in $1 Billion Disability Claims Fraud

U.S. prosecutors charged 11 people Thursday in connection with an alleged $1 billion fraud involving hundreds of railroad workers filing false disability claims. In some cases, workers claimed they were unable to work even while they played golf, shoveled snow …