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Press Release
February 13, 2013
IMMEDIATE
MTA LIRR on Holiday Schedule Presidents' Day, Monday, February 18
Off-Peak Fares in Effect All Day; Extra Trains to Operate, Additional Cars on Some Trains

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will operate on a holiday schedule on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 18. Three extra westbound trains and three extra eastbound trains will operate on the Port Washington Branch and one extra westbound train will operate on the Ronkonkoma Branch.

Three regular eastbound Ronkonkoma trains will operate with added stops and selected eastbound and westbound trains will operate with added cars.

Off-peak fares will be in effect all day.

Since the LIRR will be operating on a holiday schedule there will be no train service on the West Hempstead Branch and East of Ronkonkoma.

Extra Westbound Trains:

Ronkonkoma Branch

  • Departs Ronkonkoma at 7:10 AM, making stops all stops to Hicksville (except Pinelawn), then Jamaica, Woodside and arrives Penn Station at 8:28 AM.

Port Washington Branch

  • Departs Port Washington at 7:10 AM, making all stops to Flushing Main St. (except Mets-Willets Point), then Woodside and arrives Penn Station at 7:55 AM.
  • Departs Port Washington at 8:10 AM, making all stops to Flushing Main St. (except Mets-Willets Point), then Woodside and arrives Penn Station at 8:55 AM.
  • Departs Port Washington at 9:10 AM, making all stops to Flushing Main St. (except Mets-Willets Point), then Woodside and arrives Penn Station at 9:55 AM.

Extra Eastbound Trains:

Port Washington Branch

  • Departs Penn Station at 3:48 PM, making stops at Woodside, Flushing Main St., then all stops to Port Washington.
  • Departs Penn Station at 4:48 PM, making stops at Woodside, Flushing Main St., then all stops to Port Washington.
  • Departs Penn Station at 5:48 PM, making stops at Woodside, Flushing Main St., then all stops to Port Washington.

Eastbound Trains Making Added Stops:

Ronkonkoma Branch

  • Departs Penn Station at 4:35 PM, making stops at Woodside, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, Mineola, Westbury, Hicksville, Bethpage, then all stops to Ronkonkoma (except Pinelawn).
  • Departs Penn Station at 5:35 PM, making stops at Woodside, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, Mineola, Westbury, Hicksville, Bethpage, then all stops to Ronkonkoma (except Pinelawn).
  • Departs Penn Station at 6:35 PM, making stops at Woodside, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, Mineola, Westbury, Hicksville and Bethpage, then all stops to Ronkonkoma (except Pinelawn).

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