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August 1-2: Westbound Trains To Bypass Kew Gardens & Forest Hills Stations

Woodside Station: Use First Two Cars to Enter/Exit Train

On the weekend of August 1-2, westbound trains will bypass Kew Gardens and Forest Hills Stations. At Woodside Station, temporary platforms will be in effect for westbound trains (except Port Washington Branch trains), and customers should be prepared to use the first two cars to enter/exit the train. In addition, some late Friday evening trains will be impacted by this track maintenance work.

As an alternative, NYC Transit will cross-honor LIRR tickets for Kew Gardens and Forest Hills customers. To have your ticket cross-honored, please use the main subway entrance, closest to the staffed station booth. See below for details.

Westbound Customers at Kew Gardens/Forest Hills:

Westbound Customers traveling to/from Woodside:
You must be in the first two cars to exit at Woodside. If you are boarding at Woodside, follow the instructions of LIRR personnel on site, and board trains in the first two cars.

Westbound Customers traveling to Kew Gardens/Forest Hills from points east of Jamaica:

Eastbound service to Woodside, Forest Hills and Kew Gardens is unaffected.

For More Information: Contact the LIRR’s Customer Service Center by calling 511 or 718-217-LIRR (718-217-5477). Automated schedule information is available 24/7. Agents are available to assist customers daily from 6 AM until 10 PM. To speak with an LIRR employee, say the word “Representative” when the prompts begin.

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