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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.

Press Release
November 1, 2016
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Track Work This Weekend Means Revised Train Schedules & Longer Travel Times for Babylon & Montauk Branches

Scheduled track work on the Babylon and Montauk Branches this coming weekend Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6 will mean significant service changes on those branches and at several other locations as the LIRR undertakes a switch replacement project in Freeport and concrete tie installation between Babylon and Speonk.

Press Release
October 28, 2016
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Buses Will Replace Off-Peak Trains on Sections of the Montauk Branch Next Week for Sperry Rail Testing

Buses will replace trains over four consecutive days along separate sections of the Montauk Branch beginning Monday, October 31 and ending on Thursday, November 3 as MTA Long Island Rail Road conducts its regular fall diagnostic testing of track conditions using the specialized Sperry Rail Car.

Press Release
October 24, 2016
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Scheduled Track Work Means Service Delays on the Montauk, Babylon, Hempstead and Port Wash Branches This Weekend

Track work on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk, Babylon, Hempstead and Port Washington branches scheduled for this coming weekend, Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 will mean extensive delays unless travelers plan ahead.

The LIRR urges customers to consider using Main Line (Port Jefferson/Huntington, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay) branches of the Railroad if possible. If not, they should consult revised weekend train schedules and allow plenty of extra travel time.

Press Release
October 21, 2016
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Enjoy Port Jefferson’s Fall Fests with a Long Island Rail Road Getaway Package

MTA Long Island Rail Road is a great way to get to two upcoming Port Jefferson events that celebrate the essence of the fall season. Avoid traffic and parking congestion by taking the LIRR discount package to Port Jefferson Station and save. And while it seems too early to be thinking about winter, keep in mind that the Charles Dickens Festival is coming to the Village on the weekend of December 3-4.

The Taste at Port Jefferson – Saturday, October 22

1 – 4 p.m. (noon for VIP ticket holders)

Press Release
October 21, 2016
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Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.

Press Release
October 20, 2016
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LIRR Plans Major Service Changes This Weekend – Including Trains to Sunday's Islanders Game – For Scheduled Track Work

Scheduled track work on the Long Island Rail Road’s Babylon and Montauk Branches this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, October 22-23, will mean significant service changes on those branches – including service to Sunday's Islanders game at Barclays Center – as the LIRR replaces switches in Freeport and installs new concrete ties and makes grade crossing improvements east of Babylon.

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