Buses Replace Ronkonkoma Trains
Track Work - July 11 & 18
Buses to Replace Trains East of Farmingdale
Train service on the MTA Long Island Rail Road’s Ronkonkoma Branch will be affected by track-related programs on two Saturdays, July 11 and July 18. Between 12:45 AM on Saturday and 12:40 AM on Sunday, both weekends, customers traveling east of Farmingdale will take buses for part of their trips. Local trains will operate normally between Ronkonkoma and Greenport.
On July 11, track and switch surfacing will be performed in the Deer Park area and the Wellwood Avenue grade crossing in Wyandanch will be renewed. On July 18, track work will be performed in the Wyandanch, Deer Park and Central Islip areas and the 18th Street grade crossing in Wyandanch will be renewed.
Customers for stations Pinelawn through Ronkonkoma will board buses at Hicksville to complete their trips. Customers should anticipate increased travel times of up to 23 minutes.
Customers from stations Ronkonkoma through Pinelawn will board buses at their station then transfer to trains at Hicksville to complete their trips. Customers should expect increased travel time of up to 50 minutes.
East of Ronkonkoma Service
Customers traveling to stations east of Ronkonkoma to Greenport will board express buses at Hicksville for stations Medford through Greenport. Customers should expect increased travel time of up to 30 minutes.
Customers traveling from stations Greenport through Medford will board trains at their stations and transfer to local and express buses at Ronkonkoma then transfer to trains at Hicksville to complete their trips. Customers should expect increased travel time up to 50 minutes.
For additional information, customers can contact the LIRR’s 24-hour Travel Information Center in Suffolk County at 631-231-LIRR (5477), in Nassau County at 516-822-LIRR (5477), or in New York City at 718-217-LIRR (5477). The Travel Information Center’s TDD telephone number for the hearing impaired is 718-558-3022.
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