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Press Release
October 1, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Buses Replace Trains Between Huntington and Port Jeff for Track Work on Sunday, October 6 & Sunday, October 20
LIRR Customers Should Allow for Up to 26 Minutes Additional Travel Time

Bus and van service will replace trains between Huntington and Port Jefferson from 12:30 AM until 3:30 PM on Sunday, October 6 and again on Sunday, October 20 for track work along the Port Jefferson Branch.

Westbound

Customers traveling west will board buses up to 18 minutes earlier than regularly scheduled trains at Port Jefferson, Stony Brook, St. James, Smithtown, King Park, Northport and Greenlawn for travel to Huntington where trains service resumes for points west. The train outage will affect approximately 710 customers.

Eastbound

Customers traveling east will take the train as far as Huntington where they will board buses for stations Greenlawn through Port Jefferson, arriving up to 26 minutes later than normal depending on their destination. This eastbound outage will affect approximately 820 customers.

For More Information:

For additional information, customers can consult the LIRR’s website at www.mta.info/lirr or contact the LIRR’s Customer Service Center by calling 511, the New York State Travel Information Line, then saying: Long Island Rail Road. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, use your preferred relay service provider for the free 711 relay to reach LIRR at 511