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Same Number of Trains to Be Provided As During 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Barclays Center

MTA Long Island Rail Road is revving up its train service for New York Islanders games at Barclays Center, including adding a fourth post-game train, bound for Ronkonkoma, for the 2016-17 season. The increased service will provide fans with the same number of trains as during the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs and will double the service from the start of last season. This service is over and above regularly scheduled service to and from Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, which during off peak hours offers service on the Far Rockaway Branch and Hempstead Branch, with trains departing every 30 minutes.

MTA Surging Additional Personnel to Execute Pre-Storm Hardening Procedures

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has urged New Yorkers to prepare for potentially hazardous weather due to Tropical Storm Hermine that is moving up the East Coast, and will impact Southern Westchester, New York City and Long Island – areas which are now both under a Tropical Storm Warning – beginning Sunday through Tuesday. The storm is expected to last longer than initially anticipated across the downstate region. The Governor is activating the State Emergency Operations Center beginning Sunday at noon, and State Emergency Personnel are actively monitoring the storm as it approaches. Stockpile resources in the downstate region – including sandbags, high-axle vehicles, pumps and generators – are prepared for deployment, and the National Guard is on alert throughout the region.

LIRR Getaway Package Takes You to Spirit's Promise Horse Rescue Program in Riverhead

Ever want to see the inner workings of a horse ranch and get to know some of these majestic creatures? MTA Long Island Rail is offering discounted packages to Spirit’s Promise Horse Rescue Program in Riverhead. Spirit’s Promise offers sanctuary to horses who have been abused, neglected or unwanted. The horses are rehabilitated and given a new educational and recuperative purpose providing equine therapy and valuable learning experiences for all visitors.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 7-10

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 2 - September 6

Festivities Include Harbor Tours, Oyster Pavilion, Crafts, Music, Rides and More!

There’s something for everyone at the 39th annual Norwalk Seaport Oyster Festival taking place at Veteran’s Park on the charming Norwalk Harbor on September 9, 10 and 11. Riding Metro-North is an economical and easy way to join the fun.

Track Work on the Port Washington Branch Will Result in Small Midday Off-Peak Time Adjustments

New LIRR schedules take effect on the day after Labor Day. On weekdays, track work on the Port Washington Branch will result in midday Off-Peak trains departing up to 7 minutes earlier than current times. In addition, track work requires slight adjustments to weekday, Off-Peak departure and arrival times on the Long Beach and Ronkonkoma branches. On weekends, look for changes on the Huntington/Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Montauk branches, the result of Hicksville Station construction work, switch replacement near Bethpage Station and ongoing Double Track work.

Subways and Buses Run Reduced Schedules on Labor Day

MTA New York City Transit subways and buses and MTA Bus Company buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Labor Day, Monday, September 5.

Extra Getaway Services on Friday, September 2, Will Start the Weekend

To help you enjoy the last unofficial weekend of summer, and kick off a long Labor Day weekend, MTA railroads will provide extra service on Friday, September 2. All MTA services will operate on reduced schedules on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. Details are below.

Railroad to Run on Weekend Schedule Sept. 3-4; Holiday Schedule on Labor Day

MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional early afternoon trains from Penn Station on Friday, September 2 for customers planning an early getaway for the Labor Day Weekend. The additional trains will depart from Penn Station between 1:49 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. and will operate to Babylon, Far Rockaway, Great Neck, Huntington and Ronkonkoma. Montauk Branch customers should look for a special Montauk Branch September 2 Timetable that includes some new changes that start on Friday.

Railroad Offering 17 Extra Afternoon Departures on Friday, September 2

MTA Metro-North Railroad doesn’t want you to work hard to celebrate Labor Day! Metro-North has plenty of train service to get you where you need to go for the entire holiday weekend starting Friday, September 2, and continuing through Labor Day, Monday, September 5.

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