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Press Release
June 18, 2018
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LIRR to Provide Additional Train Service for Good Friday & the Start of Passover

The Long Island Rail Road will provide additional eastbound service from Penn Station on Friday afternoon, March 30, 2018, for customers leaving work early in observance of Good Friday and start of Passover holidays. Eight additional trains will depart Penn Station between 2 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. on the Babylon, Far Rockaway, and Port Jefferson branches.

The extra afternoon departures from Penn Station include:

Babylon Branch

Press Release
June 18, 2018
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Double Track Completion on the Horizon: Final Phases of Work Begin

The highly anticipated Double Track Project is entering final phases of work this spring, as Long Island Rail Road crews ready the infrastructure for its expected completion by end of summer.

Press Release
June 18, 2018
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LIRR to Perform Double Track Work on Main Line, Port Washington Branch Positive Train Control Tests and Rail Replacement on Atlantic Branch

Long Island Rail Road crews will be deployed on several branches throughout the system this weekend, April 28-29, performing important work on the Double Track Project on the Ronkonkoma Branch; Positive Train Control tests on the Port Washington Branch; and rail replacement on the Atlantic Branch. This work will require some changes to train schedules, as noted below.

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June 18, 2018
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LIRR President Phil Eng to hold ‘Customer Conversations’ Events Across Long Island

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Phil Eng today announced two ‘Customer Conversations’ forums, one in Nassau County and another in Suffolk County, to continue his efforts in keeping an open dialogue with LIRR customers about its service and progress on major initiatives.

Daily commuters, leisure travelers, community members and stakeholders alike are encouraged to attend and engage in constructive dialogue with President Eng and other subject matter experts who will be available to hear about their experiences, share feedback and to answer questions.

Press Release
June 18, 2018
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MTA Long Island Rail Road to Operate Nine Extra Trains to Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend; Enhanced Summer Service to Fire Island and Hamptons Begins

Memorial Day is coming this Monday, May 28, marking the unofficial start of summer, and the Long Island Rail Road, the best route to beaches, barbeques, and an alluring warm-weather landscape, is adding nine extra trains from Penn Station on Friday, May 25, for customers planning an early getaway.

Later in the weekend, the LIRR will operate on a regular weekend schedule on Saturday and Sunday and on a holiday schedule on Memorial Day.

The extra Friday afternoon trains will depart from Penn Station at these times:

Babylon Branch

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