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Press Release
November 18, 2016
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Meet The Radio City Rockettes® Tomorrow Sat. Nov. 19 at LIRR Booth At Holiday Festival at Tanger Outlets, Deer Park

MTA Long Island Rail Road invites you to Tanger Outlets in Deer Park, L.I. tomorrow, Saturday, November 19 to meet the world famous Radio City Rockettes® and win passes to their big show, the “Christmas Spectacular” at Radio City Music Hall and to other exciting New York City holiday attractions.

It’s the LIRR’s way of kicking off a holiday season in which it will be providing plenty of extra train service to meet the increased travel demand that begins with the extended Thanksgiving weekend and continuing through Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Press Release
November 16, 2016
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Buses Replace LIRR Trains Tomorrow Between Speonk and Montauk for Emergency Track Repair at Tuckahoe Road Crossing in Southampton

Buses will replace train service in both directions on the Montauk Branch between Speonk and Montauk tomorrow, Thursday, November 17, from 7 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. for emergency repair of the track at the Tuckahoe Road crossing in Southampton. The buses will replace three westbound trains and four eastbound trains, including two PM Peak trains.

Westbound

Press Release
November 16, 2016
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MTA Board Approves Project to Rebuild LIRR Bridge at Post Avenue in Westbury

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today approved a contract for the design and construction of a new bridge carrying the Long Island Rail Road tracks over Post Avenue at the Westbury LIRR station.

Press Release
November 15, 2016
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Buses to Replace LIRR Overnight Trains on Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson Branches from 1 to 4 a.m. Nov. 16 for Track Work
Buses will replace two Ronkonkoma Branch and three Port Jefferson Branch trains on the Main Line between Jamaica and Hicksville tomorrow morning from 1 a.m. until 4 a.m. to allow the Long Island Rail Road to make switch repairs at Nassau Interlocking in Mineola. The work will result in some cancellations and schedule changes for one Oyster Bay Branch train and one Montauk Branch train.
 
Press Release
November 9, 2016
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Four Preliminary Proposals Received to Modernize LIRR Level of Penn Station
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) today announced that it has received four design proposals from qualified engineering firms for the modernization of the LIRR’s level in Penn Station as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s sweeping plans to transform Penn Station and the historic James A. Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub.
 
Press Release
November 8, 2016
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New LIRR Timetables Go Into Effect Monday, Nov. 14 Highlighted by Extra Holiday Season Train Service and Changes in East End Travel
New Long Island Rail Road timetables will go into effect on Monday, November 14 with enhanced train service for the holiday season and changes to daily train service from Montauk and weekend train service to and from Greenport. The new schedules, which will remain in effect through Sunday, March 6, also reflect adjustments to departure and arrival times of off-peak and weekend trains to accommodate track work on some branches.
 
Extra Service for the Holiday Season
 
Press Release
November 8, 2016
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Buses Replace Trains on Montauk Branch between Speonk & Babylon over Weekend of Nov. 12-13 for Concrete Tie Project
Bus service will replace trains on the Montauk Branch between Speonk and Babylon over the weekend of November 12 and November 13 as the Long Island Rail Road replaces concrete ties in the single track area between those stations.
 
Press Release
November 8, 2016
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Reduced Service on Huntington-Port Jeff & Hempstead Branch Over Weekend of November 12-13 for Scheduled Track Work
Scheduled track work on the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line between Queens Village and Mineola over the weekend of November 12 and November 13 will mean reduced service on the Huntington-Port Jefferson and Hempstead branches as well as few changes on the Babylon, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches. 
Press Release
November 3, 2016
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Scheduled Track Work Means Revised Timetables & Longer Travel Times for Babylon, Montauk & West Hempstead Branch Customers this Sat. Nov. 5 & Sun. Nov. 6

This press release updates a release issued on Tuesday, November 1.

Scheduled track work on the Babylon and Montauk Branches over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, November 5 and November 6 will mean significant service changes on those branches as the LIRR undertakes a switch replacement project in Freeport and concrete tie installation east of Speonk.

Press Release
November 3, 2016
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Installation of New Pedestrian Overpass at Port Washington Station Getting Underway This Coming Friday Night, November 4

The installation of a new section of pedestrian overpass at the east end of the Long Island Rail Road's Port Washington Station will get underway this Friday night, November 4, with the bridge expected to reopen to the public on Tuesday, November 8, MTA Long Island Rail Road President Patrick A. Nowakowski announced today.

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