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Press Release
July 5, 2007
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MTA LIRR Getaways for July 14 & 15:^Explore Our "Mansions & Gardens" and You May Find Your "Treasure Island"

The MTA Long Island Rail Road offers two mid-July weekend getaways showing the versatility of Long Island's many tourist attractions. The "Treasure Island" Getaway on Saturday, July 14 includes a visit to a North Fork winery and a ferry ride to picturesque Shelter Island. The new "Mansions & Gardens" Getaway on Sunday, July 15 takes you to Long Island's Gold Coast with its magnificent gardens and estates.

Press Release
June 27, 2007
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MTA LIRR Weekend Getaways, July 7 & 8, from Wine to Water

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has two getaways on July 7 and 8 that offer contrasting ways to make the most of a summer weekend mini-vacation. On Saturday, July 7, it's the "Wine Country" Getaway for a relaxing sample of the North Fork's growing wine industry. Sunday, July 8, there's the "Cruisin' On The Sound" Getaway, a delightful day spent on the water and in a charming North Shore village.

Press Release
June 26, 2007
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MTA LIRR Valley Stream Switch Work Affects Some Overnight Trains June 30 & July 7

Switch replacement work in the Valley Stream area will affect the schedules of six overnight Babylon, Long Beach and Far Rockaway Branch trains between 12:30 AM and 6:00 AM on June 30 and July 7.

The following trains are affected:

Press Release
June 22, 2007
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New MTA LIRR "Sunday Brunch Cruise" Promises a Relaxing Day on the Water July 1

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has the perfect way to tame a hot summer day, a relaxing cruise on the Great South Bay and a visit to picturesque Sayville.

Press Release
June 21, 2007
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New MTA LIRR "Southampton Escape" Getaway on Track June 30

Parts of the East End were once known as Long Island's Riviera, now everyone calls it "The Hamptons." The MTA Long Island Rail Road provides a great Hamptons sampler in its new getaway "Southampton Escape," on Saturday, June 30.

Press Release
June 20, 2007
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Buses Replace Eastbound LIRR Trains to Hollis & Queens Village Weekends Of June 23-24, July 14-15 Due To Jamaica Switch Replacement & Track Work

Switch replacement and track work in the Jamaica Station area will affect eastbound train service for Hollis and Queens Village customers during the weekends of June 23-24 and July 14-15. During each weekend, substitute bus service will be provided for eastbound Hollis and Queens Village customers between 2 PM Saturday and 2 AM Sunday as detailed below.

June 23-24, July 14-15

Hollis and Queens Village

Eastbound: Customers traveling to Hollis and Queens Village Stations will transfer to buses at Jamaica ten minutes later than normally scheduled trains.

Press Release
June 20, 2007
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MTA LIRR Delivers Free Monthly Tickets in Mail&Ride Sweepstakes

For more than 30 years, the MTA Long Island Rail Road's Mail&Ride Program has been a convenient, money saving way for commuters to receive their monthly tickets. Now, there's another reason to join the Program, in fact, four reasons. Each month, four lucky individuals will each win a monthly commutation ticket in Mail&Ride's Free Monthly Ticket Sweepstakes. The random sweepstakes drawing will take place on the 20th of each month.

Press Release
June 18, 2007
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MTA LIRR Montauk Lighthouse Getaway on June 23

A perfect way to spend a day on the East End of Long Island is the MTA Long Island Rail Road's one day Montauk Lighthouse Getaway on Saturday, June 23.

Press Release
June 14, 2007
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The "Tony" Winners Are... LIRR Customers; MTA LIRR Offers Discounted Tickets and Free Train Rides to Three "Tony" Award Winning Broadway Shows

The MTA Long Island Rail Road is your best way to Broadway. And now the LIRR is the best way to get to three Tony Award winning shows, "Company - A Musical Comedy," "Grey Gardens" and "Curtains." For each of these Broadway winners, taking the LIRR package into the City not only includes free round-trip rail tickets but also discounted show tickets.

"Company - A Musical Comedy" (discount available through June 30)

Press Release
June 7, 2007
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MTA LIRR to Provide Additional Service for "El Bling Blineo" Concert at Shea Stadium on Saturday, June 9; Alcoholic Beverages Will Be Prohibited on June 9 & 10 at Stations, on Platforms and Trains

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional eastbound and westbound service to and from Shea Stadium on the Port Washington Branch for the "El Bling Blineo" Concert, Saturday, June 9. In an effort to maintain orderly travel for our customers, alcoholic beverages will not be permitted on LIRR trains, platforms and at stations on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. Any alcoholic beverages observed or found at these LIRR facilities will be confiscated by MTA Police. The MTA Long Island Rail Road will not sell alcoholic beverages on Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10.

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