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LIRR on a Holiday Schedule Today, Presidents' Day

By February 18, 2013

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Today, February 18, 2013, is Presidents' Day, and if you're thinking about going to the city from Long Island, please be aware that trains are on a holiday schedule. Also, off peak fares will be in effect all day, so you'll get a discount on your trip to or from Manhattan.

In addition, there will be some extra trains. Note: there will be no train service on the West Hempstead branch of the LIRR, or east of Ronkonkoma.

Extra westbound trains today include:

  • The 9:10 a.m. fro Port Washington, making all stops to Flushing Main Street except Mets-WIllets Point, and then on to Woodside, and arriving at Penn Station at 8:55 a.m.

Extra eastbound trains are:

  • Departing from Penn Station at 3:48 p.m., and making stops at Woodside, Flushing Main Street, then all stops to Port Washington
  • Departing from Penn Station at 4:48 p.m., making stops at Woodside, Flushing Main Street, then all
    stops to Port Washington
  • Departing from Penn Station at 5:48 p.m., making stops at Woodside, Flushing Main Street, then all
    stops to Port Washington.

Eastbound trains that are making extra stops on the Ronkonkoma branch:

  • Departing from Penn Station at 4:35 p.m., making stops at Woodside, Jamaica, New Hyde Park,
    Mineola, Westbury, Hicksville, Bethpage, then all stops to Ronkonkoma except Pinelawn
  • Departing from Penn Station at 5:35 p.m., making stops at Woodside, Jamaica, New Hyde Park,
    Mineola, Westbury, Hicksville, Bethpage, then all stops to Ronkonkoma except Pinelawn
  • Departing from Penn Station at 6:35 p.m., making stops at Woodside, Jamaica, New Hyde Park,
    Mineola, Westbury, Hicksville and Bethpage, then all stops to Ronkonkoma except
    Pinelawn

For more information, you can contact the LIRR's Travel Information Center by calling 511 (the NYS Travel Info Line), and say: "Long Island Rail Road." Or visit the LIRR website at www.mta.info/lirr. Those who are deaf or hard of hearing may use their preferred relay service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the LIRR at 511.

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