MTA Press Releases

Press Release
October 14, 2008
IMMEDIATE
MTA LIRR and Radio City Christmas Spectacular Equal Year-End Fun; Free Train Ride and Show Discount Offer
The MTA Long Island Rail Road is not only offering customers a free ride but also a discount to one of New York's landmark holiday attractions. From November 7 through December 30, customers will be able to get ten dollars off their tickets to select performances of this year's Radio City Christmas Spectacular along with a free round-trip train ticket. All customers have to do is mention code "LIRR" when they purchase their show tickets.

Tickets can be purchased at www.radiocity.com, Ticketmaster at 212-307-1000, at the Radio City Music Hall Box Office or the Madison Square Garden Box Office. The ten- dollar discount is valid on each non-peak show ticket regularly priced at $42, $52, $72 or $105. Show tickets must be purchased by phone or Internet at least ten days in advance of performance date to receive free rail tickets by standard mail, or at the box office at least one day prior to the performance. Rail tickets are valid on the day of the show only, for trains that arrive at Penn Station after 9:30 AM on weekdays (does not apply on weekends) and returning on any eastbound train until 4 AM on the day following the performance.

The LIRR Radio City Package is valid for the following non-peak performances:

Date Times
Friday, November 7 11 AM, 2 PM, 5PM, 8 PM
Saturday, November 8 10 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM, 7 PM, 9:30 PM
Sunday, November 9 1 PM, 4 PM, 7 PM
Monday, November 10 11 AM, 2 PM, 7:30 PM
Tuesday, November 11 2 PM, 7:30 PM
Wednesday, November 12 2 PM, 7:30 PM
Thursday, November 13 11 AM, 2 PM, 7:30 PM
Friday, November 14 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM, 8 PM
Saturday, November 15 10 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM, 7 PM, 9:30 PM
Sunday, November 16 10 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM, 7 PM
Monday, November 17 11 AM, 2 PM, 7:30 PM
Tuesday, November 18 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM, 8 PM
Wednesday, November 19 11 AM, 2 PM
Thursday, November 20 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM, 8 PM
Friday, November 21 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM
Monday, November 24 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM, 8 PM
Tuesday, November 25 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM
Wednesday, November 26 11 AM, 2 PM
Monday, December 1 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM, 8 PM
Tuesday, December 2 11 AM, 2 PM
Wednesday, December 3 11 AM, 2 PM
Thursday, December 4 11 AM, 2 PM
Friday, December 5 10 AM
Monday, December 8 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM
Tuesday, December 9 11 AM, 2 PM
Wednesday, December 10 11 AM, 2 PM
Thursday, December 11 11 AM, 2 PM
Friday, December 12 10 AM, 1 PM
Monday, December 15 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM
Tuesday, December 16 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM
Wednesday, December 17 11 AM, 2 PM, 5 PM
Thursday, December 18 11 AM, 2 PM
Friday, December 19 10 AM
Saturday, December 27 10 AM, 9:30 PM
Sunday, December 28 10 AM
Tuesday, December 30 11 AM, 8 PM

For further information, customers can contact the LIRR's 24-hour Travel Information Center in Suffolk County at 631-231-LIRR, in Nassau County at 516-822-LIRR or in New York City at 718-217-LIRR. The Travel Information Center's TDD telephone number for the hearing impaired is 718-558-3022. Customers can also consult the LIRR's website at www.mta.info.