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Press Release
March 22, 2013
MTA Service Update for Spring Religious Holidays
Service Details for Passover, Good Friday and Easter

The New York City Subway and Staten Island Railway will operate on regular weekday schedules throughout Passover, which starts on Monday, March 25, and on Good Friday, March 29. A normal Sunday schedule will be in effect on Easter Sunday, March 31. However, there will be some adjustments to MTA services as noted below.

New York City Buses

On Good Friday, March 29, there will be no limited-stop bus service in Staten Island on the S81, S84, S86, S90, S91, S92, S94, S96 and S98 bus routes.

Long Island Rail Road

On Monday, March 25, and Friday, March 29, the LIRR will operate a regular weekday schedule with eight additional early afternoon trains departing Penn Station between 2:08 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. for customers leaving work early in observance of Passover or Good Friday. There will be three additional trains on the Babylon Branch, three on the Port Jefferson Branch, one on the Port Washington Branch, and one on the Far Rockaway Branch.

For details on train departure times, please see this press release from the LIRR.

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North will operate a regular weekday schedule throughout Passover and Good Friday. On Easter Sunday, March 31, an extra train will depart from New Haven Union Station at 7:47 p.m., making stops at Milford, Stratford, Bridgeport, Fairfield Metro, Fairfield and Westport before running express to Harlem-125th Street and Grand Central, where it is scheduled to arrive at 9:25 p.m. This train is listed in current timetables.

MTA Bridges and Tunnels

All temporary roadway closures will be lifted by 1 p.m. on Friday, March 29, in anticipation of an early rush-hour period.