Track Work Affects Port Washington Branch Service Weekend of August 16-17
Buses Replace Trains Between Great Neck and Port Washington
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 for the weekend of August 16-17. Buses will be substituted for trains between 12:49 AM on the affected Saturday and 11:40 PM on the affected 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.
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, in New York City at 718-217-LIRR or in Suffolk County at 631-231-LIRR. The Travel Information Center’s TDD telephone number for the hearing impaired is 718-558-3022.
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