Extra Service to Shea Sunday and Monday, Sept. 7 & 8 for Mets and US Open
The MTA Long Island Rail Road will adjust its schedules for Shea Stadium train service this Sunday, September 7 and Monday, September 8, due to the postponements of Saturday’s (September 6) Mets game and the U.S. Tennis Open matches because of Tropical Storm Hanna. The LIRR will provide its regular additional afternoon service to Shea Stadium Station for the re-scheduled Mets 2:15 PM game start on Sunday and extend its U.S. Tennis Open additional service to Shea Stadium Station through Monday, September 8. The previously announced additional service for the Sunday 8:05 PM Mets game at Shea Stadium will continue.
Following are the adjusted Shea Stadium Station train schedules:
Sunday, September 7 Mets Game start at 2:15 PM
Port Washington Branch
Eastbound: Trains leaving Penn Station half-hourly between 10:19 AM and 7:19 PM. In addition, an extra train leaves Penn Station at 12:59 PM.
Westbound: Trai ns leaving Port Washington half-hourly between 10:10 AM and 7:40 PM. In addition, an extra train departs Great Neck at 12:59 PM.
The following Main Line trains will have added stops at Woodside for 2:15 PM game:
Eastbound: 6:09 PM, 6:37 PM, 6:46 PM, and 7:09 PM trains from Penn Station.
Westbound: 11:01 AM from Huntington, 11:26 AM from Long Beach, 12:01 AM from Huntington, 12:26 PM from Long Beach.
Sunday, September 7 Mets Game start at 8:05 PM
Port Washington Branch
Eastbound: Trains leaving Penn Station at 4:49 PM, 5:19 PM, 5:49 PM, 6:19 PM, 6:49 PM, 6:53 PM, 7:19 PM, 7:49 PM, 8:19 PM, 8:49 PM, 9:19 PM, 9:49 PM, 10:19 PM, 10:49 PM, 11:19 PM, 12:19 AM and 1:19 AM.
Westbound: Trains leaving Port Washington at 4:40 PM, 5:10 PM, 5:40 PM, 6:10 PM, 6:40 PM, 6:58 PM (from Great Neck), 7:10 PM, 7:40 PM, 8:10 PM, 8:40 PM, 9:10 PM, 9:40 PM, 10:10 PM, 10:40 PM, 11:40 PM, 12:40 AM and 1:39 AM.
The following Main Line trains will have added Woodside stops for this game:
Eastbound: 11:30 PM, 12:14 AM, 12:50 AM and 1:11 AM trains from Penn Station.
Westbound: 4:01 PM from Huntington, 4:26 PM from Long Beach, 5:01 PM from Huntington, 5:26 PM from Long Beach, 6:01 PM from Huntington, 6:25 PM from Babylon and 6:26 PM from Long Beach.
US Tennis Open Monday, September 8
Eastbound: Trains departing Penn Station approximately every half-hour from 8:21 AM through the completion of the event.
Westbound: Trains departing Port Washington every hour from 9:40 AM through 2:24 PM and then at 3:10 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:06 PM, 4:36 PM, 5:00 PM, 5:23 PM and 6:24 PM and then every half-hour through the completion of the event. Trains departing Great Neck at 8:58 AM, 9:32 AM, and then hourly from 11:04 AM until 3:04 PM and then 5:54 PM, 6:20 PM and 6:44 PM.
Customers traveling from branches other than Port Washington can reach Shea Stadium by taking a regularly scheduled train to Woodside Station, then changing to an eastbound Port Washington Branch train. Since Shea Stadium is located in Zone 1, tickets to that zone from outlying stations are valid to Shea. However, passengers must retain their ticket stubs and inform ticket collectors of their intention to travel to Shea Stadium. Customers must hold onto their tickets, which will be collected at the Shea station after they disembark. CityTicket is not valid to Shea Stadium Station.Fans can contact the LIRR’s 24-hour Travel Information Center for the latest schedule information. The numbers are, in Suffolk County 631-231-LIRR, in Nassau County 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.
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