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Press Release
December 29, 2008
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MEDIA ADVISORY: MTA LIRR to Provide Additional New Year's Holiday Service on December 31 and January 1;

OFF-PEAK FARES IN EFFECT FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND; ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITED ON LIRR TRAINS, PLATFORMS AND AT STATIONS ON NEW YEAR'S EVE AND THROUGH MORNING ON NEW YEAR'S DAY

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional trains to and from Penn Station for the New Year's holiday. The extra service includes 13 additional eastbound afternoon trains on New Year's Eve, Wednesday, December 31; 18 additional westbound evening trains on New Year's Eve and 14 additional eastbound trains from Penn Station on New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1.

Press Release
December 23, 2008
IMMEDIATE
MEDIA ADVISORY; Extra MTA LIRR Service and Off-Peak Fares in Effect For Christmas Holiday Weekend
Press Release
December 22, 2008
IMMEDIATE
MTA LIRR To Provide Additional New Year's Holiday Service on December 31 and January 1; Off-Peak Fares In Effect For Holiday Weekend; Alcoholic Beverages Prohibited On LIRR Trains, Platforms, and At Stations on New Year's Eve and Through Morning on New
The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional trains to and from Penn Station for the New Year's holiday. The extra service includes 13 additional eastbound afternoon trains on New Year's Eve, Monday, December 31; 18 additional westbound evening trains on New Year's Eve and 14 additional eastbound trains from Penn Station on New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1.

The LIRR will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday, January 2.

Press Release
December 16, 2008
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MTA LIRR Announces New Discount Fares to Long Island MacArthur Airport in Time For Holiday Travel
For travelers headed to Long Island MacArthur Airport, MTA Long Island Rail Road is offering a new discount ticket package that can get you to the airport terminal door for $7-$14 ($6 to $11 for seniors). The LIRR's special MacArthur package includes rail ticket and van transportation from Ronkonkoma Station.
Press Release
December 12, 2008
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Ahoy, Maties: MTA LIRR Package to New York National Boat Show Provides Smooth Sailing For Boaters and Fishermen
DISCOUNT OF UP TO 32% ON ADMISSION & TRAIN FARE

The New York National Boat Show is a lifeline for boaters and fishermen, helping them get through the cold weather with daily fishing seminars, tips for green boating, the newest trends in boats and a guest appearance by Twiggy, the water-skiing squirrel.. The MTA Long Island Rail Road provides a warm beacon of light for winter-bound landlubbers, getting them to the Boat Show with no hassles, calm seas and favorable winds.

Press Release
December 4, 2008
IMMEDIATE
Experience the Magic of Dickens in December

MTA LIRR Port Jeff Village Ticket Package Gets You There

Take the MTA Long Island Rail Road to a Londonesque town of the 1840's as the 13th Annual Charles Dickens Festival commences in the heart of downtown Port Jefferson at the First Presbyterian Church on Main and South Street. The fun begins on Friday, December 5th and continues through Sunday, December 7th. Relax, ride and save money too, with the LIRR's Port Jeff Package Ticket.

Press Release
December 3, 2008
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MTA Police Plan New Headquarters in Central Islip
MTA Long Island Rail Road broke ground today for a new facility for the MTA Police in Central Islip that will improve communications, investigations and allow a quicker response to emergencies in the Suffolk County section of the Railroad's territory.
Press Release
December 1, 2008
IMMEDIATE
MEDIA ADVISORY: Groundbreaking Ceremony, Wednesday, December 3, 10:00 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY:

WHAT: Groundbreaking Ceremony

WHERE: Site of new MTA Police Facility, 10 West Suffolk Avenue on the corner of Carleton and Suffolk Avenues. (One-half mile west of the LIRR's Central Islip train station).

WHEN: Wednesday, December 3, 10:00 AM.

WHY: Begin construction of new MTA Police facility.

Press Release
November 25, 2008
IMMEDIATE
MEDIA ADVISORY: Most LIRR Service Restored
Most MTA Long Island Rail Road service will be restored by this evening's rush hour, although customers are advised to anticipate schedule changes that include some delays and six canceled trains - fewer than yesterday's PM rush hour. Most across-the-platform transfers will be available. However, customers should anticipate track changes this evening as ongoing repair work is performed to fix damage caused by Sunday's derailment in Jamaica.
Press Release
November 25, 2008
IMMEDIATE
LIRR Service For Wednesday, November 26th and Thanksgiving Day, November 27th
Service on MTA Long Island Rail Road will continue to improve Wednesday morning, November 26 with rush hour customers seeing fewer cancellations and delays as a result of last Sunday's derailment at Jamaica Station.

The Railroad will also provide an extra complement of eastbound get-a-way trains for those leaving work early Wednesday afternoon to begin their Thanksgiving holiday.

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