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Press Release
January 10, 2014
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Eastbound PM Service Resumes on Ronkonkoma Branch After Morning Freight Derailment
Eastbound PM Service Resumes on Ronkonkoma Branch After Morning Freight Derailment; Customers on Four Westbound Trains Will Be Accommodated by Bus Service; Repair Work To Resume After 9 PM
In order to ensure full eastbound service to Ronkonkoma during today’s PM Peak period, the LIRR is replacing four westbound trains with bus service between Ronkonkoma and Hicksville.
Press Release
December 19, 2013
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Holiday Travel Alert Holiday Travel Alert: Buses Replace Train Between Farmingdale & Ronkonkoma for Track Work Sunday, December 22 from 12:45 AM until 7:30 AM

Holiday Travel Alert

Buses Replace Train Between Farmingdale & Ronkonkoma for Track Work Sunday, December 22 from 12:45 AM until 7:30 AM

Expect Up to 24 Minutes Added Travel Time Eastbound & Up to 41 Minutes Westbound

Buses will replace trains on the Long Island Rail Road between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma for track work this Sunday, December 22 during the early morning hours from 12:45 AM until 7:30 AM.

Press Release
December 19, 2013
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LIRR Adding Extra Trains New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide 11 additional eastbound trains on the afternoon of Tuesday, December 31, from Penn Station and 20 extra westbound trains to Penn Station and Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, for this year New Year’s Eve celebration, including the Bill Joel New Year’s Eve Concert at Barclays Center, located right across from Atlantic Terminal.

Press Release
December 19, 2013
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MTA Long Island Rail Road Adding 13 Extra Eastbound Trains on Christmas Eve for Those Making Early Holiday Getaway

MTA Long Island Rail Road is adding 13 trains to its eastbound afternoon schedule from Penn Station on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24, to accommodate the large number of customers leaving work early to begin their Christmas holiday. The additional service from Penn Station will be provided between 12:46 PM and 3:48 PM on the Ronkonkoma, Babylon, Port Jefferson and Far Rockaway branches.

The added trains are as follow:

Ronkonkoma Branch

Press Release
December 13, 2013
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Buses to Replace 4 Early Morning Trains on Long Beach Branch Saturday, December 14 as LIRR Conducts Important Track Work

Bus service will replace four early morning trains on the Long Beach Branch this Saturday, December 14 as the Long Island Rail Road carries out track work on the Wreck Lead Bridge between Island Park and Long Beach.

The work is scheduled to begin Saturday at 2:15 AM and finish up by 6 AM and affect approximately 400 customers. During the outage, customers should expect up to 33 minutes of additional travel time between Penn Station and Long Beach.

Eastbound

Press Release
November 26, 2013
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MTA Long Island Rail Road Offering Extra Service & Reduced Fares for the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
With the beginning of the long Thanksgiving Weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready with additional train service to get travelers where they want to go and off-peak ticket pricing they will find very attractive. 
Extra Trains for the Extended Four Day Weekend
Press Release
November 22, 2013
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MTA Long Island Rail Road Offering Extra Service & Reduced Fares for the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
With the beginning of the long Thanksgiving Weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready with additional train service to get travelers where they want to go and off-peak ticket pricing they will find very attractive.
Extra Trains for the Extended Four Day Weekend
Press Release
November 15, 2013
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MTA Long Island Rail Road Resuming Half-Hourly Weekend Service on the Port Washington Branch in Time for the Holidays

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Helena E. Williams today was joined by officials representing the North Shore to encourage Port Washington Branch customers to take advantage of the restoration of half-hourly weekend service between Port Washington and Penn Station starting Saturday, November 16.

Press Release
November 8, 2013
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New LIRR Train Schedules Start Monday, Nov. 11
New MTA Long Island Rail Road timetables will go into effect on Monday, November 11 with service improvements on tap for the Port Washington, Main Line/Ronkonkoma, Long Beach, Huntington  and Babylon branches. The LIRR is also adding extra service systemwide for the Thanksgiving holiday period, while one switch resurfacing project in Wantagh will impact service on the Babylon and Montauk    branches. This November 11 timetable will remain in effect through Sunday, February 23, 2014.
Port Washington Branch
Press Release
November 1, 2013
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Weekend Track Work Means Temporary Schedule Changes on Babylon, Montauk, Hempstead & Far Rockaway Train

MTA Long Island Rail Road workers will be replacing switches at a key interlocking in Wantagh over the next two weekends, a project that will result in track outages between Babylon and Freeport and schedule changes for trains on the Babylon, Montauk, Hempstead and Far Rockaway branches as well as trains stopping at St. Albans Station in Queens.

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