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LIRR’s Third Track is completed

Thursday, October 6, 2022

The Long Island Rail Road’s 10-mile Third Track from Floral Park to Hicksville has been completed.

New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul was at the LIRR’s Westbury station Monday to say that the Third Track – part of the $2.5 billion LIRR Main Line Expansion Project – was completed nearly four years after breaking ground, on schedule and $100 million below budget.

“The completion of the historic Third Track project connects commuters with a more resilient and flexible railroad with frequent service, modern stations, ADA accessibility and more travel opportunities for Long Islanders and visitors,” Hochul said.

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