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Press Release
March 25, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Buses Replace Trains at Hempstead and Country Life Press for Twelve Hours on Saturday, March 29
Track Workers Prepare for Concrete Tie Installation Between Garden City and Hempstead

On Saturday, March 29, buses will replace trains between Hempstead and Garden City for twelve hours. The substitution, which will last between approximately 1:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., is being made while track workers use the track between Garden City and Hempstead to prepare for concrete tie installation.

Customers should expect up to an additional 13 minutes travel time depending on destination.

Eastbound

Customers on trains scheduled to arrive at Country Life Press between 1:30 a.m. and 12:33 p.m., or at Hempstead between 1:34 a.m. and 12:37 p.m., will transfer to a bus or van at Garden City for transportation to their destination.

Westbound

Customers looking to board trains scheduled to depart Hempstead between 1:49 a.m. and 1:11 p.m., or trains scheduled to depart Country Life Press between 1:52 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., will instead board buses or vans to Garden City for connections to regularly scheduled westbound trains. Buses/vans will depart up to 13 minutes prior to the scheduled train departure times. To catch the buses, customers should arrive at Hempstead or Country Life Press 15 minutes earlier than the scheduled train departure time.

The following table shows the westbound bus schedule from Hempstead and Country Life Press.


 

Hempstead

 

Country Life Press

Normal Train Scheduled
Departure Time

Bus Scheduled Departure Time March 29, 2014

Normal Train Scheduled
Departure Time

Bus Scheduled Departure Time
March 29, 2014

1:49 AM

1:35 AM

1:52 AM

1:40 AM

4:30 AM

4:16 AM

4:33 AM

4:21 AM

6:11 AM

5:58 AM

6:15 AM

6:03 AM

7:11 AM

6:58 AM

7:15 AM

7:03 AM

8:11 AM

7:58 AM

8:15 AM

8:03 AM

9:11 AM

8:58 AM

9:15 AM

9:03 AM

10:11 AM

9:58 AM

10:15 AM

10:03 AM

11:11 AM

10:58 AM

11:15 AM

11:03 AM

12:11 PM

11:58 AM

12:15 PM

12:03 PM

1:11 PM

12:58 PM

1:15 PM

1:03 PM