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What the Railroad Means to Long Island

The Long Island Rail Road is the oldest United States railroad still operating under its original name and charter. The growth of the railroad helped to shape the future of Long Island and is now the busiest commuter rail system in the United States. Since its inception, the railroad has been an essential part of Long Island’s economy. In 2011, $26 billion, or 25 percent of Long Island