Far Rockaway Schedule Adjustments

This upcoming weekend & one in May will see the LIRR’s Far Rockaway line have schedule adjustments due to maintenance work. Here are the complete details:

On April 12-13, and on May 3-4, the Long Island Rail Road will perform waterproofing maintenance on a bridge that carries two tracks over 150th Street in Jamaica, Queens. As a result, Far Rockaway Branch train schedules are being adjusted by up to eight minutes.

Throughout both weekends, arrival and departure times at Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn will not be affected. But arrival and departure times between Jamaica and Far Rockaway will be changed. Details are below.


Brooklyn-bound trains will depart Far Rockaway, Inwood, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Woodmere, Hewlett, Gibson and Valley Stream stations up to eight minutes earlier than normal. These trains will be held at Jamaica for up to eight minutes and will arrive at Atlantic Terminal at their regularly scheduled time. For special timetables detailing the amended departure times, please visit http://bit.ly/1hoRo0D.


Far Rockaway-bound trains will depart Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, at the usual time. Trains will arrive at stations Valley Stream through Far Rockaway up to eight minutes later than normal. For special timetables detailing the times that trains will stop, please visit http://bit.ly/1hoRo0D

Additionally, the Far Rockaway-bound train departing Atlantic Terminal at 12:15 a.m., due to depart Jamaica at 12:36 a.m., will not make its usual stops at Locust Manor (12:41 a.m.), Laurelton (12:43 a.m.), or Rosedale (12:46 a.m.) As an alternative, customers should board one of the following Long Beach-bound trains:

• Departing Jamaica at 12:18 a.m., stopping at Locust Manor (12:23 a.m.), Laurelton (12:25 a.m.), and Rosedale (12:28 a.m.);

• Departing Jamaica at 1:41 a.m., stopping at Locust Manor (1:46 a.m.), Laurelton (1:48 a.m.), and Rosedale (1:51 a.m.).

xoxo Transit Blogger

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