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LIRR and the Snow Storm - February 2013

By February 8, 2013

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The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is urging all of their customers who are currently working or visiting New York City to plan on leaving in the early afternoon for their eastbound commute, before the height of the storm hits our area. Please note that the LIRR will suspend its service if the snow begins to accumulate between 10 and 13 inches. Crews will be sent to clear the tracks and the third rail will be used to power electric trains.

There will be extra afternoon eastbound service leaving Manhattan today, Friday, February 8, 2013. They are the following:

On the Babylon branch:

  • The 2:32 p.m. train from Penn Station, due in Babylon at 3:45 p.m., running express to Lynbrook and then all local stops to Babylon
  • The 3 p.m. train from Penn Station, due in Babylong at 4:12 p.m., with stops at Jamaica and Rockville Centre and then all local stops to Babylon
  • The 3:31 p.m. train from Penn Station due in Babylon at 4:39 p.m., running express to Rockville Centre and then all local stops to Babylon

Port Jefferson branch:

  • The 1:46 p.m. train from Jamaica, due in Port Jeff at 3:37 p.m.
  • The 2:09 p.m. train from Penn Station, due in Huntington at 3:09 p.m. with stops at Jamaica and Carle Place and then all local stops to Huntington
  • the 2:29 p.m. train from Penn Station due in Huntington at 3:35 p.m., with stops at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park and then all local stops to Huntington
  • The 3:24 p.m. train from Penn Station, due in Hicksville at 4:05 p.m., with stops at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville

Port Washington branch:

  • The 3:40 p.m. train from Penn Station, due in Great Neck at 4:15 pm., with stops at Woodside, Flushing Main Street and then all stops to Great Neck

Far Rockaway Branch:

  • The 3:48 p.m. train from Penn Station, due in Far Rockaway at 4:43 p.m., running express to Locust Manor and then all stops to Far Rockaway

For more information, please visit www.mta.info, sign up for free Mta/LIRR email & text message alerts, or call 511, the New York State Travel Information Line and say, "Long Island Rail Road." For customers who are deaf or hard of hearing, please use your preferred relay service provider or the free 711 relay to reach the LIRR at 511.

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