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Press Release
November 7, 2008
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Penn Station Customer Waiting Room Closed This Weekend, November 8-9, For Construction Work
Press Release
November 6, 2008
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MEDIA ADVISORY: MTA LIRR East Side Access Project-Related Track Work to Affect Port Washington Branch Service Weekend of November 8- 9
SUBSTITUTE SUBWAY SERVICE IN EFFECT

The MTA Long Island Rail Road is completing the work to install a new switch and track configuration (called Wood Interlocking) just east of the East River Tunnels in Sunnyside, Queens, during the weekend of November 8-9. The construction work is an important part of the East Side Access Project that will eventually bring MTA Long Island Rail Road service to Grand Central Terminal.

Press Release
November 5, 2008
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Buses Replace Trains on MTA LIRR Oyster Bay Branch for Part of This Weekend, November 8 & 9
SWITCH AND GRADE CROSSING REPLACEMENT WORK TO BE COMPLETED

Train service on the MTA Long Island Rail Road's Oyster Bay Branch will be replaced by buses and vans for approximately 30 hours this weekend, November 8 and November 9. From 12:01 AM, Saturday, November 8 through 6:00 AM, Sunday, November 9, a track switch in the Mineola area and the Larrabee Avenue grade crossing in Oyster Bay will be replaced. The service impacts are as follows:

Press Release
November 5, 2008
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New MTA LIRR Timetables in Effect November 10
INCLUDE NEW MIDDAY AND WEEKEND SERVICE REVISIONS DUE TO CONSTRUCTION & COMPLETION OF PROJECTS

New MTA Long Island Rail Road timetables go into effect on Monday, November 10. The new schedules include some service revisions due to on-going or new construction programs while other changes restore service that had been affected by work programs. Service changes are as follows:

Press Release
October 30, 2008
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MTA LIRR & "Wintuk From Cirque Du Soleil" Equals Seasonal Family Fun
LIRR PACKAGE INCLUDES FREE RIDE
AND $10 DISCOUNTED SHOW TICKET

The MTA Long Island Rail Road can get you to "a winter adventure for the whole family" and it won't cost you a thing for the train ride. The LIRR "Wintuk" package includes a free train ride and a ten dollar savings on select performances of this heartwarming winter tale of a boy's enchanting quest to bring joy and snow to a gray winter.

Press Release
October 29, 2008
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MTA LIRR Offers Calverton Cemetery Escorted Rail-Bus Package on Saturday, November 8, 2008
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 8. It includes round-trip rail and bus transportation to the cemetery.
Press Release
October 29, 2008
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Penn Station Customer Waiting Room Closed This Weekend, November 1-2, For Construction Work

WORK RELATED TO RESTROOM RENOVATIONS

The Penn Station customer waiting room will be closed this coming weekend from 3 AM, Saturday, November 1 through 5 AM, Monday, November 3 as work is done related to the renovation of the nearby customer restrooms. A temporary customer waiting/seating area will be located in the Connecting Concourse. Both the men's and women's
rest rooms will be open during this phase of the work.

Press Release
October 27, 2008
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MTA LIRR Substitutes Bus Service for Monday Midday Trains on Montauk Branch Weekdays, November 6 – November 7
The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide bus service in place of midday, weekday trains on the Montauk Branch east of Patchogue November 6 through November 7, in order to use the Sperry Rail Car to conduct special rail tests. The inspections will be conducted by the Sperry Rail Car, a bright yellow vehicle fitted with ultrasonic and induction test equipment, designed to detect internal rail defects not readily visible to the eye. Defects that are found will be corrected immediately by a crew of LIRR track maintenance workers.
Press Release
October 24, 2008
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MTA LIRR Invites You to Explore "Treasure Island" on Saturday, November 1, 2008
Come Travel With Us! Enjoy an East End Sampler

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has the perfect one-day fall getaway for the treasure seeker at heart. The "Treasure Island" Getaway includes visits to a winery, a quaint seaport village and a former whaling community.

Press Release
October 22, 2008
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MTA LIRR East Side Access Project-Related Track Work to Affect Port Washington Branch Service Weekends of November 1-2 & November 8-9
SUBSTITUTE SUBWAY SERVICE IN EFFECT WEEKEND OF NOV. 8-9;
MINOR MAIN LINE TRAIN IMPACT WEEKEND OF NOVEMBER 1-2

The MTA Long Island Rail Road is completing the work to install a new switch and track configuration (called Wood Interlocking) just east of the East River Tunnels in Sunnyside, Queens, during the weekends of November 1-2 and November 8-9. The construction work is an important part of the East Side Access Project that will eventually bring MTA Long Island Rail Road service to Grand Central Terminal.

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