Later today the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) division of the MTA will post a press release on their site about weekend changes on the Port Washington line. Here are the details:
Track and drainage work being performed between Great Neck and Port Washington on the MTA Long Island Rail Road’s Port Washington Branch will mean no train service between Great Neck and Port Washington this weekend, August 2-3. Buses will be substituted for trains between 12:49 AM, Saturday and 12:30 AM Sunday.
Customers traveling to Manhasset, Plandome and Port Washington Stations will board buses or vans at Great Neck to complete their trips. Customers should anticipate increased travel time of up to 25 minutes.
Customers traveling from Port Washington, Plandome and Manhasset Stations will board buses or vans at their stations and transfer to trains at Great Neck to complete their trips. Customers should anticipate increased travel time of up to 30 minutes. The 11:40 PM, 1:40 AM and 3:40 AM buses and vans on Saturday and Sunday and the 12:40 AM bus on Sunday will depart 25 minutes earlier than the regularly scheduled train time.
August 16-17 is the final weekend of this track program. A substitute bus program as described above will also be in effect.
Customers should pick up a copy of the special Port Washington Branch track work timetable at their stations or at all terminals. For additional information, customers may contact the LIRR’s 24-hour Travel Information Center in Nassau County at 516-822-LIRR, or in New York City at 718-217-LIRR. The Travel Information Center’s TDD telephone number for the hearing impaired is 718-558-3022. Customers may also consult the LIRR’s website at www.mta.info
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