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LIRR Train Time® FAQs

  1. What is LIRR Train Time?
    LIRR Train Time delivers convenient, real-time train status and schedule information to customers at work or home via computers or those on the go via SmartPhones. By using LIRR Train Time, customers can check train departure times, along with destination, track assignment and real-time status for the next 2 hours at their station.

  2. How does LIRR Train Time work?
    LIRR Train Time; works in tandem with the system we use to track the status of trains at various locations on the railroad. At each checkpoint, if a train is operating within the industry on-time standard of 5 minutes and 59 seconds, it will be shown on your SmartPhone or computer as "on-time". If it is not meeting the industry standard, it will display as being late.

  3. How do I access LIRR Train Time?
    Whether from your desktop, your SmartPhone or any mobile device simply go to the LIRR main page and select LIRR Train Time to get information in an easy-to-read. Remember to add to favorites or bookmark the LIRR Train Time page, making it even easier to access the next time! You'll get up-to-the-minute train departure information, train stops, track assignments, train status, and final destination for the trains departing your selected station for the next 2 hours. Remember to bookmark the LIRR Train Time page, making it even easier to access the next time!

  4. Is my station on LIRR Train Time?
    LIRR Train Time┬áis available for all LIRR stations and can also be accessed via MTA eTix (LIRR’s Mobile Ticketing App).

  5. Will LIRR Train Time let me know if my train is late or cancelled?
    LIRR Train Time will provide real-time status. This feature includes On time, Delayed, Late with number of minutes late, Canceled, etc. On time is when a train arrives less than 6 minutes after its scheduled arrival time.

  6. How many trains will LIRR Train Time display?
    You'll get up-to-the-minute train departure information, train stops, track assignments, train status, and final destination for the next 2 hours departing from your selected station.

  7. Will LIRR Train Time notify me about track changes?
    Because LIRR Train Time works in tandem with the system we use to track the status of trains at various locations on the railroad, the system will display updated track changes.
    Please note: Last-minute track assignments are possible, so re-check your train's track assignment closer to departure time, and always listen for station announcements.

  8. What number can I call if I am having a problem viewing LIRR Train Time?
    If LIRR Train Time is not displaying information, please call 511 then say LIRR.
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