East Side Access

The East Side Access project extends the Long Island Rail Road from Queens to a new terminal, Grand Central Madison, below the existing Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.

Location

  • New York, USA

Client

  • New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Project Status

  • Major Construction and Testing Complete. Revenue Service Began January 2023 with Grand Central Direct Shuttle Service. Currently Preparing for Full-Service Launch.

KEY NUMBERS

Caverns
2 2
PASSENGER PLATFORMS
4 4
TRAINS PER PEAK HOUR
24 24
Tracks
8 8
AVERAGE COMMUTER TIME SAVED DAILY
40 minutes 40 minutes