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Alcohol Ban on the LIRR - New Year's Eve 2012

By December 30, 2012

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Open alcoholic beverage containers are NOT allowed on LIRR trains, platforms or stations from Friday December 28, 2012 through New Year's Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Please note that the MTA police will strictly enforce this ban.

And remember: don't drink and drive. There are a number of extra trains on the Long Island Rail Road, both on New Year's Eve and on New Year's Day. Here are the added trains:

Monday, December 31, 2012 (New Year's Eve) p.m. - Eastbound

The extra trains include:

On the Babylon branch:

  • 2:32 p.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon.
  • 3 p.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica and Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.
  • 3:31 p.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.

Huntington/Port Jefferson Branch

  • 1:31 p.m. from Penn Station will make an added stop at Jamaica.
  • 2:08 p.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, then all stops to Huntington.
  • 2:29 p.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then all stops to Huntington.
  • 3:24 p.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury, Hicksville.

Port Washington Branch

  • 3:40 p.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Woodside, Flushing Main Street, then all stops to Great Neck.

Far Rockaway Branch

  • 3:48 p.m. from Penn Station stopping at Locust Manor, Laurelton, Rosedale, Valley Stream, then all stops to Far Rockaway.

Monday, December 31, 2012 (New Year's Eve) p.m. - westbound
Eighteen extra trains will be added. These include:

Babylon Branch

  • 6:20 p.m. from Babylon, making all stops to Rockville Centre, Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 7:24 p.m. from Freeport, stopping at Baldwin, Rockville Centre, Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 8:09 p.m. from Babylon, making all stop to Rockville Centre, Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 9:05 p.m. from Babylon, making all stops to Rockville Centre, Jamaica and Penn Station.

Port Jefferson Branch

  • 1:31 p.m. to Port Jefferson will make an added stop at Jamaica.
  • 4:55 p.m. from Huntington, stopping at Cold Spring Harbor, Syosset, Hicksville, Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 6:59 p.m. from Hicksville, making all stops to Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 7:10 p.m. from Port Jefferson, making all stops to Huntington, then Hicksville and Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 7:33 p.m. from Hicksville, local to Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 7:38 p.m. from Huntington, making all stops to Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 8:25 PM to Huntington making, all stops to Jamaica and Penn Station.

Montauk Branch

  • 8:00 p.m. from Speonk making all stops to Babylon, then Jamaica and Penn Station.

Port Washington Branch

  • 7:07 p.m. from Great Neck, making all stops to Woodside, then Penn Station.
  • 8:42 p.m. from Port Washington, making all stops to Woodside, then Penn Station.


Long Beach Branch

  • 5:42 p.m. from Long Beach, making all stops to Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 8:15 p.m. from Long Beach, making all stops to Jamaica and Penn Station<

Ronkonkoma Branch

  • 7:42 p.m. from Ronkonkoma, making all stops to Hicksville (except Pinelawn) also stopping Mineola, Jamaica, and Penn Station.
  • 8:39 p.m. from Ronkonkoma, making all stops to Hicksville (except Pinelawn) also stopping Mineola, Jamaica, and Penn Station.

  • Hempstead Branch

    • 7:31 p.m. from Hempstead, making all stops to Jamaica, then Penn Station.
    • 1:11 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook, and all stops to Babylon.
    • 2:11 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook, and all stops to Babylon.
    • 2:59 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook, and all stops to Babylon.
    • 3:29 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook, and all stops to Babylon.
    • 1:29 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, and all stops to Speonk.
    • 2:14 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then all stops to Huntington.
    • 3:12 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, New Hyde Park, all stops to Port Jefferson.

    Ronkonkoma Branch

    • 12:52 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville and all stops to Ronkonkoma.
    • 2:03 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville, and all stops to Ronkonkoma.
    • 3:54 a.m. from Penn Station, Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville, and then making all stops to Ronkonkoma.
    • 12:35 a.m. - Penn Station, Woodside, Flushing Main St., and all stops to Port Washington.
    • 2:19 a.m. - Penn Station, Woodside, Flushing Main St., and all stops to Port Washington.
    • 4:19 a.m. - Penn Station, Woodside, Flushing Main St., and all stops to Port Washington.
    • 2:44 a.m. from Penn Station stopping at Jamaica, Valley Stream, and all stops to Long Beach.
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    Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - New Year's Day a.m. eastbound

    The LIRR will be operating on a weekend/holiday schedule on New Year's Day with 14 additional eastbound trains from Penn Station between 12:35 a.m. and 4:19 a.m.. Note: the December monthly pass will be valid for travel on the morning of New Year's Day.

    Babylon Branch

    • 1:11 a.m.from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook and all stops to Babylon
    • 2:11 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamica, Lynbrook and all stops to Babylon
    • 2:59 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook and all stops to Babylon.

    Montauk Branch

    • 1:29 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre and all stops to Speonk.

    Huntington/Port Jefferson Branch

    • 2:14 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then all stops to Huntington.

    Port Jefferson Branch

    • 3:12 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, New Hyde park and all stops to Port Jefferson.

    Ronkonkoma Branch

    • 12:52 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville and all stops to Ronkonkoma.
    • 2:03 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville and all stops to Ronkonkoma.
    • 3:54 a.m. from Penn Station, Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville and all stops to Ronkonkoma.

    Port Washington Branch

    • 12:35 a.m. - Penn STation, Woodside, Flushing Main Street, and all stops to Port Washington
    • 2:19 a.m. - Penn Station, Woodside, Flushign main Street and all stops to Port Washington
    • 4:19 a.m. - Penn Station, Woodside, Flushing Main Street and all stops to Port Washington

    Long Beach Branch

    • 2:44 a.m. from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Valley Stream and all stops to Long Beach.

       

     

     

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