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Press Release
October 10, 2014
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Track Work Will Impact Service on Babylon, Montauk, Hempstead & the Oyster Bay Branches Over the Weekend of October 18-19

MTA Long Island Rail Road announced today that track work planned for the weekend of Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 in the area of Rockville Centre will impact train service on the Babylon, Montauk, Hempstead and Oyster Bay branches as well as service at St. Albans Station.

Press Release
October 10, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA LIRR Set to Construct Pedestrian Bridge Extension at Port Washington Station Over 4 Days from October 16-19

MTA Long Island Rail Road plans to erect a temporary extension to an existing pedestrian bridge at Port Washington Station over a four-day period beginning Thursday, October 16 and finishing up on Sunday, October 19. The project will have no impact on train service.

Press Release
October 7, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Buses Replace Trains from Ronkonkoma to Greenport for Track Work Monday, Columbus Day, October 13, from 7 AM to 6:45 PM

Buses will replace trains between Ronkonkoma and Greenport on Columbus Day, Monday, October 14 so that Long Island Rail Road workers can renew of grade crossings and install new railroad ties along the single track route.

Press Release
October 7, 2014
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Weekend Track Work Resumes on Port Washington Branch Service This Saturday, October 11 & Sunday, October 12

MTA Long Island Rail Road will resume scheduled track maintenance work on the Port Washington Branch over the weekend of Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12, a project that will result in significant service changes for both eastbound and westbound service.

Press Release
September 30, 2014
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MTA LIRR Set to Construct Pedestrian Bridge Extension at Port Washington Station Over 4 Days from October 16-19

MTA Long Island Rail Road plans to erect a temporary extension to an existing pedestrian bridge at Port Washington Station over a four-day period beginning Thursday, October 16 and finishing up on Sunday, October 19. The project will have no impact on train service.

Press Release
September 26, 2014
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Track Work to Impact LIRR Port Washington Branch Service on Two Weekends – October 4-5 & October 11-12

MTA Long Island Rail Road will be performing scheduled track maintenance work on the Port Washington Branch over the first two weekends in October that will result in significant services changes for both eastbound and westbound service.

Press Release
September 23, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Buses Replace Trains between Farmingdale & Ronkonkoma on Saturday, Sept. 27 & Sunday, Sept. 28 for Track & Signal Work

Buses will replace trains this coming weekend on the Ronkonkoma Branch between Ronkonkoma and Farmingdale beginning at 12:45 AM on Saturday, September 27 through 5:30 AM on Sunday, September 28 for Sperry Rail Testing and switch and signal maintenance.

Press Release
September 23, 2014
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LIRR Providing Special Car for Cancer Survivors Going to Victory Day Event at Mather Hospital in Port Jefferson on Saturday, September 27

The Long Island Rail Road has set aside two cars of a regularly scheduled train for breast cancer survivors traveling to the Victory Day event at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson on Saturday, September 27.

Press Release
September 22, 2014
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Long Island Rail Road Schedules 8 Extra Afternoon Eastbound Trains for Customers Heading Home Early for Rosh Hashanah

MTA Long Island Rail Road is offering eight additional eastbound trains from Penn Station, Wednesday, September 24 between 2:08 PM and 3:48 PM for customers traveling home early in observance of Rosh Hashanah. There will be three additional trains on the Babylon Branch, three on the Port Jefferson Branch, one on the Port Washington Branch and one on the Far Rockaway Branch.

The extra Rosh Hashanah trains departing Penn Station on Wednesday afternoon are:

Babylon Branch

• 2:32 PM express to Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon

Press Release
September 22, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA LIRR Investing $14 Million in Safer, Wider and More Durable Escalators at 6 Stations on Busy Babylon Branch

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Patrick Nowakowski announced today that the LIRR is investing $14 million toward the installation of new, safer, wider and more durable escalators at six stations on the Babylon Branch, the latest in a series of service upgrades the Railroad has made to ensure that escalators and elevators are operating at peak efficiency systemwide.

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