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Press Release
January 11, 2013
MTA LIRR to Operate on a Holiday Schedule with Extra Trains Added on January 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
38 Extra Eastbound & Westbound Trains Added To Regular Holiday Schedules

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will operate on a holiday schedule with extra trains added on Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday. There will be 38 extra eastbound and westbound trains, to and from Penn Station, added on various branches to accommodate holiday travelers.

Off-peak fares will also be in effect all day.

Customers are reminded to check regular printed branch timetables – dated December 17, 2012 to March 3, 2013 – or the LIRR's website at for details on the extra train departure times.