Elmhurst LIRR Station

MTA poll looks at reopening Elmhurst LIRR station
MTA poll looks at reopening Elmhurst LIRR station
West Queens Courier Staff 6/26/2013 at 8:41AM

BY ROSA KIM Transit officials are surveying Elmhurst residents to determine the viability of reopening the shuttered LIRR station at Broadway. The station, between Cornish and Whitney Avenues, closed in 1985 due to a decrease in ridership, officials said. But since then, the community’s residential and commercial population has increased. “When this station closed, people [...]

Will trains run in Elmhurst LIRR Station again?
Will trains run in Elmhurst LIRR Station again?
News Michael Pantelidis 3/28/2012 at 7:46AM

Two local legislators are hoping Elmhurst residents will soon be “all aboard.” Congressmember Joe Crowley and Councilmember Daniel Dromm joined MTA LIRR President Helena Williams on March 15 for a walking tour of the Elmhurst Station, which was closed and partially demolished in 1985. The officials are hoping the LIRR will consider reconstructing and reopening [...]