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Press Release
October 4, 2007
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MTA LIRR Track Work To Affect Weekday, Midday Service On West Hempstead Branch, Oct. 9-Nov. 9

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will be substituting bus service for trains as a track work program is completed on the West Hempstead Branch midday, weekdays from October 9 through November 9. Customers will take buses instead of trains between 9:14 AM and 3:50 PM during the work which includes installation of new track ties and resurfacing of track.

Eastbound

Press Release
October 4, 2007
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MTA LIRR is the Pearl in this Shellfish, Offering Special Service and Discount Package to Oyster Festival, October 13 - 14

The MTA Long Island Rail Road's discount package to this year's Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay combined with extra train service to the event makes the LIRR a pearl of a way to Long Island's largest annual street and waterfront fair on Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14. Besides oysters and the legendary oyster eating contests, there's an abundance of other seafood to enjoy from 23 different vendors. Holiday gifts can be purchased from 150 arts and crafts booths. There are also a variety of musical performances along with the waterfront exhibits and tall ships.

Press Release
October 3, 2007
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MTA LIRR West Hempstead Branch Train Service Affected By Grade Crossing Renewal Work, Saturday, October 6

Train service on the MTA Long Island Rail Road's West Hempstead Branch will be temporarily suspended on Saturday, October 6, as renewal work is completed at the Eagle Avenue grade crossing in Lakeview. Customers will take buses from 12:01 AM, Saturday, October 6 through 12:01 AM, Sunday, October 7, to complete their trips.

Eastbound

Customers will board buses at the Valley Stream Station to complete their trips from Westwood through West Hempstead. Customers should anticipate increased travel time of up to 18 minutes.

Westbound

Press Release
October 3, 2007
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MTA LIRR Montauk Branch Train Service Affected By Grade Crossing Renewal Programs October 9-12

The MTA Long Island Rail Road Montauk Branch midday train service between Sayville and Patchogue will be affected from Tuesday, October 9 through Friday, October 12, by grade crossing renewal work at the Gillette Avenue and River Road crossings. Some customers on trains between 10 AM and 4:30 PM on those days will take buses to complete their trips.

Eastbound

Press Release
October 2, 2007
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LIRR Customer Service, Cleanliness Wins High Marks From Outside Consultant

Dual Mode Diesels May Be 'Lemons,' Nelson Finds

Full Report: Assessment of the Condition of the MTA Long Island Rail Road

The Long Island Rail Road received high marks for improved customer service, cleanliness of trains and stations, and timeliness of providing information to commuters but low scores on the performance of its diesel locomotive fleet, according to an analysis of the nation's busiest commuter rail line by a prominent outside consultant.

Press Release
September 26, 2007
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MTA LIRR St. Albans Station Train Service Normal This Weekend; Construction Work Canceled

MTA Long Island Rail Road westbound train service to and from St. Albans Station will operate normally this weekend, September 29 and 30. Construction work that would have resulted in van service for westbound customers has been canceled.

Press Release
September 26, 2007
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The Perfect MTA LIRR Getaway For The Lover Of Farm Fresh Food, Saturday, September 29

One of the best ways to get farm fresh food is to be there. The MTA Long Island Rail Road has the brand new "Harvest Hopping" Getaway for the lover in all of us of fresh grown farm food. The first stop on this day-long "green adventure" is one of the North Fork's best farms offering delicious organically grown produce. The Sang Lee Farms in Peconic not only has its signature "Fresh-Lee Cut" vegetables but there are also seasonal products as well as specialty dressings, pestos and dips.

Press Release
September 20, 2007
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MTA LIRR President Helena Williams and East End Elected Officials Announce Enhanced South Fork Train Service to Operate During Reconstruction of County Road 39

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Helena E. Williams and East End elected officials jointly announced today the implementation of enhanced LIRR train service for the South Fork to mitigate traffic congestion during the reconstruction of County Road 39.

The new LIRR train service is scheduled to operate, weekdays, from October 23, 2007 through May 22, 2008.

Press Release
September 20, 2007
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MTA LIRR St. Albans Westbound Service Affected by Construction Work Weekends of September 22 and September 29

Westbound train service at the MTA Long Island Rail Road's St. Albans Station will be temporarily suspended on the weekends of September 22 through early September 24 and September 29 through early October 1. Eastbound train service to and from St. Albans will not be affected and normal train service will be restored in time for the Monday morning rush hour on both weekends.

Press Release
September 20, 2007
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From Fruit to Vine and More; MTA LIRR Getaway on Sept. 22

The MTA Long Island Rail Road "Vineyard Harvest" on Saturday, September 22, is one terrific way to spend the last day of summer.

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