LIRR July 4th 2013 Travel Info

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will be offering extra getaway service for the July 4th holiday on July 3rd. Here is the complete details:

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon service from Penn Station, Wednesday, July 3, adding eight eastbound trains to the schedule for customers planning
an early getaway for the start of the Independence Day holiday.

The extra early-afternoon trains will depart Penn Station starting at 2:08 PM and includes three extra trains on the Babylon Branch, three on the Port Jefferson Branch, one extra train on the Port Washington Branch and one extra train on the Far Rockaway Branch.

(LIRR customers are reminded that the Railroad will be operating on a Sunday/holiday schedule on the Fourth of July.)

Added Afternoon Eastbound Trains for Wednesday, July 3

The following service has been added to the eastbound afternoon schedule:

Babylon Branch:

2:32 PM from Penn Station express to Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon

3:00 PM from Penn Station stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, all stops to Babylon

3:31 PM from Penn Station express to Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon

Port Jefferson Branch:

2:08 PM stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, then all stops to Huntington.

2:29 PM stopping at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, all stops to Huntington.

3:24 PM stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville.

Port Washington Branch:

3:40 PM stopping at Woodside, Flushing Main St., then all stops to Great Neck.

Far Rockaway Branch:

3:48 PM express to Locust Manor, then all stops to Far Rockaway

Additional Service, Wednesday, July 3 to Montauk and Greenport

Customers are reminded that the following eastbound trains, which normally run only on summer Fridays, will also operate on Wednesday, including the Montauk Cannonball (which will also run on Friday, as scheduled).

Montauk Branch:

1:49 PM from Hunterspoint Avenue stopping at Jamaica, Westhampton and all stops to Montauk.

4:07 PM Cannonball from Penn Station, stopping only at Westhampton, Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Montauk.

5:09 PM from Penn Station will stop at Jamaica and make all stops to Montauk

7:11PM from Penn Station will stop at Jamaica, Bellport, Speonk, Westhampton and all stations to Montauk.

Ronkonkoma Branch:

The 5:21 PM train from Ronkonkoma to Yaphank has been extended to make all stops to Greenport.

xoxo Transit Blogger

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