LIRR Labor Day 2013 Service Plan

As is always the case, the MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will be providing extra service for the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. Here are the complete details:

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early-afternoon service from Penn Station on Friday, August 30 for customers planning an early getaway for the start of the Labor Day Weekend.

The LIRR will be operating on a weekend schedule on August 31 and Sept. 1 and a Sunday/holiday schedule on Sept. 2. Please note that the additional Sunday afternoon Montauk Branch westbound trains from Montauk and the Hamptons will not operate on Sunday, Sept. 1, but instead operate on Monday, Sept. 2. The regular Monday-only return train departing from Montauk at 7:01 a.m., stopping at the Hamptons, and arriving at Hunterspoint Ave. at 9:57 a.m. will not run on Monday, Sept. 2, but instead will operate on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

The extra early-afternoon trains will depart Penn Station starting at 2:08 p.m. on Friday, August 30. The extra service will include: three trains on the Port Jefferson Branch; three on the Babylon Branch; one on the Port Washington Branch; one on the Far Rockaway Branch, and one train to Jamaica for a connection to Montauk. The eastbound afternoon train from Ronkonkoma to Yaphank gets extended to Greenport on Friday, as it normally does on Fridays during the summer through Columbus Day weekend.

Extra Train Service from Penn Station, Friday, August 30

Port Jefferson Branch to Hicksville and Huntington:

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, then all stops to Huntington.

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

Babylon Branch:

2:32 PM express to Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon.

3:00 PM stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.

3:31 PM express to Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.

Port Washington Branch to Great Neck:

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

Far Rockaway Branch:

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

Montauk Branch:

1:43 PM to Jamaica, with a Montauk train connection.

Ronkonkoma Branch to Greenport:

The 5:21 PM train from Ronkonkoma to Yaphank is extended on Friday making all stops to Greenport.

xoxo Transit Blogger

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