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Press Release
April 2, 2009
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MTA LIRR Provides Service To Mets New Citi Field Stadium

The MTA Long Island Rail Road remains the best way to get to Mets home games, although Mets fans will now have to remember some new names. First, Citi Field replaces Shea Stadium and the Long Island Rail Road stop has been renamed Mets-Willets Point.

Press Release
April 2, 2009
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Mets Tickets And $500 Shopping Spree Courtesy Of Macy's Herald Square Are Latest MTA LIRR 'Customer Appreciation Giveaways'

The MTA Long Island Rail Road revs up its 175th anniversary celebration by launching an online Customer Appreciation Giveaway Contest that will award one big prize each month for the rest of 2009. In April, the grand prize is a $500 shopping spree courtesy of Macy's Herald Square, well-known as the World's Largest Department Store.

Also, this month at Penn Station customers will have a chance to win four Mets tickets, courtesy of the New York Mets, for the May 9 game with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Press Release
March 30, 2009
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Media Advisory: April 4 & 18 Track Work Affects West Hempstead Branch

LIRR SATURDAY TRAIN SERVICE REPLACED BY BUSES ON WEST HEMPSTEAD BRANCH DUE TO VALLEY STREAM TRACK WORK APRIL 4 & 18

This Saturday, April 4 and again on Saturday, April 18, buses will replace trains on the LIRR's West Hempstead Branch due to track work related to switch modernization in Valley Stream. The work involves maintenance of track components, including ties and rails, and replacement where necessary.

Press Release
March 26, 2009
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Media Advisory: March 28 & March 29 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 23, 2009
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MTA LIRR Provides Service To Citi Field Opener, Sunday, March 29

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide service to the inaugural baseball game, a 1:10 PM start, at Citi Field on Sunday, March 29. The game pits St. John's University against Big East rival Georgetown University. Parking still remains limited, so taking the train is the best way to go.

Press Release
March 23, 2009
IMMEDIATE
The Route of the Dashing Commuter: The Long Island Rail Road at 175

April 14, 2009 – September 13, 2009

New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn Heights

Special media preview of exhibit: Monday, April 13, 2009, at 10:30 a.m.

Please RSVP to (718) 694-4915 or e-mail roxanne.robertson@nyct.com

***Additional information on media preview event to follow...

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
IMMEDIATE
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.

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