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Planned Work

Buses Replace Weekend Trains between Babylon & Speonk due to Trackwork


Buses will replace trains on the Montauk Branch between Babylon and Speonk from 1 AM Saturday until 1 AM Monday, on two weekends - April 25-26, and May 2-3 - while the LIRR installs concrete ties between Sayville and Patchogue and performs trackwork between Babylon and Patchogue.


The busing will be as follows:



  • Customers at stations from Speonk through Bay Shore will board buses and transfer at Babylon for connecting train service to all points west. Buses will depart up to 42 minutes later than normal train times.
  • Montauk through Westhampton customers will board trains and transfer to express buses at Speonk for service to Babylon, where train service will resume. Please plan for up to 84 minutes of additional travel time.



  • Customers will board buses at Babylon for stations Bay Shore through Speonk.
  • Customers traveling to stations Speonk through Montauk will board buses at Babylon, then transfer back to trains at Speonk for service to points east. Please plan for up to 50 minutes of additional travel time.


Please pick up the special Montauk Branch Trackwork Timetable - dated April 25-26,& May 2-3, 2015 - for specific train and bus info, or see