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Press Release
November 13, 2007
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MTA LIRR Kicks Off The Season With The Rockettes On Two Holiday Trains And At Penn Station, Saturday, November 17

The MTA Long Island Rail Road gets the holiday season off on the right foot with the help of the world famous Rockettes on Saturday, November 17. At the Huntington Station between 8 AM and 9:30 AM and the Rockville Centre Station between 8 AM and 10 AM, LIRR customers can meet members of the Rockettes as they help celebrate the season and commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

Press Release
November 12, 2007
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MTA LIRR Celebrates 75 Years Of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular With Savings and Free Rides For Customers

MTA Long Island Rail Road customers can join in celebrating 75 years of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and save money at the same time as they get a free ride on the LIRR to and from the show. Customers mentioning Code LIRR when purchasing their Radio City tickets will receive ten dollars off selected non-peak performances and a round-trip off-peak LIRR ticket.

Press Release
November 9, 2007
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MTA LIRR On Regular Schedule For Legal Observation Of Veterans Day, Monday, November 12, Reduced Fares For Seniors And People With Disabilities In Effect All Day

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will be operating on a regular weekday schedule Monday, November 12, the legal observation of Veterans Day. Reduced fares for senior citizens and people with disabilities will be in effect all day including during AM peak periods.

Press Release
November 8, 2007
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MTA LIRR Offers Calverton Cemetery Escorted Rail-Bus Package On Saturday, November 10 (REVISED)

The MTA Long Island Rail Road is offering an escorted rail-bus package that affords customers the opportunity to honor their loved ones who are interred at Calverton National Cemetery on Saturday, November 10. It includes round-trip rail and bus transportation to the cemetery.

Press Release
November 7, 2007
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New MTA LIRR Timetables In Effect November 12; Includes Schedule Revisions For Construction And Track Work And Restoration Of Other Schedules Due To Completion Of Construction Work

New timetables will be in effect on the MTA Long Island Rail Road beginning Monday, November 12. The schedules will include train time revisions due to work on the Main Line between Queens Village and Mineola, the Babylon Branch, Harold Interlocking area (east of the East River tunnels), Port Jefferson Branch and the Port Washington Branch. The new timetables also reflect completion of construction on the Long Beach, Oyster Bay and West Hempstead Branches and west of Jamaica.

Main Line (includes some Montauk, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma Branch Trains)

Press Release
November 2, 2007
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LIRR Customers Heading To NYC Marathon Can Use Two Subway Routes to Get to Starting Line

MTA LIRR customers are advised to take either the LIRR to Flatbush Avenue Terminal and then the #4 or #5 subways to Bowling Green or take the LIRR to Penn Station, walk to Herald Square Station and then take the R subway to Whitehall. Both subway stops are located near the Staten Island Ferry Terminal.

Press Release
November 1, 2007
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"Let Them Exit First!" Is Focus Of Next Phase In MTA LIRR Safety Campaign

Part of "Be Trainsmart" Effort; Safely Getting On and Off Trains

Press Release
October 31, 2007
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MTA LIRR Teams Up With "Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" To Brighten Local Holiday Season

The MTA Long Island Rail Road customers will be singing "Welcome Christmas" this holiday season because of a free ride on the LIRR and a ten-dollar discount to select performances of the holiday favorite "Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical." When getting their tickets for the show all customers have to do is mention code GRLIRR to get a free LIRR round-trip ticket and ten-dollars off on select performances.

Press Release
October 25, 2007
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MTA Police And Officials Dedicate New District Police Headquarters in Jamaica

Facility In Airtrain Jfk Building Named In Honor Of Fallen Police Officer

MTA Police have a new home in Jamaica dedicated to a fallen police officer. A ceremony was held today marking the official opening of the MTA PD's Third District Headquarters with local, MTA and LIRR officials in attendance including MTA Executive Director and CEO Elliot Sander, LIRR President Helena Williams, MTA Deputy Executive Director of Security William Morange and members of the family of Officer Dennis McCarney.

Press Release
October 25, 2007
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MTA LIRR Track Work to Affect Some Early Morning Babylon & Far Rockaway Branch Trains On Two Consecutive Saturdays - October 27 & November 3

Some early morning Saturday trains on the Babylon and Far Rockaway Branches will be affected by switch replacement work on October 27 and November 3. Five trains, two eastbound and three westbound, between 12:03 AM and 5:03 AM will be affected. Vans and alternate train service will be provided for customers who are impacted.

Eastbound

- The 1:36 AM train from Penn Station to Babylon will not stop at Valley Stream. Affected customers will board vans at Jamaica.

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