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Press Release
March 20, 2009
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Buses Replace Midday Port Jefferson Branch Trains During Sperry Rail Inspection Program On Wednesday And Thursday March 25 & 26

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide bus service in place of midday trains between Huntington and Port Jefferson following the morning rush on Wednesday, March 25th and Thursday March 26th in order to use the Sperry Rail Car to conduct special rail inspections. Three eastbound and three westbound trains will be affected on March 25th. Two eastbound and two westbound trains will be affected on March 26th. Customers should allow up to 30 minutes additional travel time.

Press Release
March 19, 2009
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Media Advisory: March 21 & March 22 LIRR Track Work

WEEKEND TRAIN SERVICE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED ON WEST HEMPSTEAD BRANCH; HOURLY BABYLON BRANCH SERVICE; FAR ROCKAWAY, HEMPSTEAD, LONG BEACH AND MONTAUK BRANCHES HAVE REVISED SCHEDULES DUE TO WEEKEND VALLEY STREAM TRACK WORK PROGRAM

Press Release
March 18, 2009
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LIRR's 175Th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Deals

Get a FREE Long Island Rail Road round-trip ticket for every ticket purchased to

see Thomas & Friends Live! On Stage. The LIRR is marking its 175th Anniversary in 2009, but customers are getting the presents. To thank riders for their patronage, the LIRR is offering 175th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Deals. This deal is perfect for train buffs of all ages as Thomas & Friends returns to the Beacon Theatre with an ALL NEW, live musical Adventure: Thomas & Friends Live! On Stage: A Circus Comes to Town.

Press Release
March 18, 2009
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MTA LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch Train Service Replaced By Buses During Overnight Of March 21 As Rail Inspection Is Performed

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide bus service in place of trains on the Ronkonkoma Branch during overnight/early-morning hours on Saturday, March 21, while rail inspections are conducted. From 12:45 AM to 6:30 AM buses will replace four eastbound and four westbound trains between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma.

Press Release
March 17, 2009
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Media Advisory: LIRR Provides Extra Afternoon Service Today For St. Patrick's Day Parade

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will operate extra service from Penn Station today for those returning from the St. Patrick's Day Parade by train. Eight extra eastbound trains will operate between 2:09 PM and 3:48 PM this afternoon to supplement the regular schedule. The extra service includes:

EASTBOUND FROM PENN STATION

Babylon Branch

Press Release
March 17, 2009
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MTA LIRR 175th Anniversary Celebration Continues With Penn Station Customer Appreciation Day Tomorrow, March 18

Continuing the celebration of its 175th anniversary this year, the MTA Long Island Rail Road is holding another in a series of Customer Appreciation Days tomorrow, March 18 in Penn Station. Thanking riders for their patronage, the LIRR is offering Customer Appreciation Giveaways each month in 2009, providing all a chance to win tickets to Broadway shows, sporting events and more.

Press Release
March 17, 2009
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MTA LIRR Adds Extra Train For This Sunday's St. Patricks Day Parade At Montauk

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has added an extra, eastbound morning train to Montauk this Sunday, March 22, for customers planning to attend the Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade at Montauk.

Press Release
March 13, 2009
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Media Advisory: Track Work March 16 Through March 19

BUS SERVICE REPLACES LATE MORNING/MIDDAY MTA LIRR TRAINS BETWEEN RONKONKOMA AND GREENPORT FROM MARCH 16 TO MARCH 19 DUE TO GRADE CROSSING WORK AT RAYNOR AVENUE IN RIVERHEAD.

From March 16 through March 19 grade crossing work at Raynor Avenue in Riverhead will affect train service on the Ronkonkoma Branch. The MTA Long Island Rail Road will substitute bus service in place of trains between Ronkonkoma and Greenport throughout the late morning/midday (9:00 AM to 4:00 PM) from Monday, March 16 through Thursday, March 19.

Press Release
March 12, 2009
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LIRR Customers Broadway Bound

MTA Long Island Rail Road kicked off its 175th anniversary celebration by handing out free Broadway show tickets to two lucky customers.

LIRR President Helena Williams presented the tickets to Leon McDonald of Huntington Station and Michelle Contos of Bohemia after they were declared winners of a Customer Appreciation Day raffle held on February 24 at Penn Station.

McDonald won a family four pack to the hit children's show "Dora the Explorer" and Contos took home four tickets to "Thomas & Friends On Stage."

Press Release
March 12, 2009
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Media Advisory: March 14 & March 15 LIRR Track Work

WEEKEND TRAIN SERVICE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED ON WEST HEMPSTEAD BRANCH; HOURLY BABYLON BRANCH SERVICE; FAR ROCKAWAY, HEMPSTEAD, LONG BEACH AND MONTAUK BRANCHES HAVE REVISED SCHEDULES DUE TO WEEKEND VALLEY STREAM TRACK WORK PROGRAM

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