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2/26 - 5/18: Buses Replace Midday Trains between Montauk & Patchogue

To accommodate state-of-good-repair rail tie replacement work, buses will replace off-peak trains between Montauk and Patchogue from 8:01 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, starting February 26 through May 18. Service will be affected as follows:

Westbound (Monday through Friday)

Eastbound (Monday through Friday)

Note:  These service changes will not be in effect on Good Friday/Passover, March 30. Regular midday trains will operate that day.

For details, including bus departure times, pick up a new Montauk Branch timetable, dated February 26 - May 20, 2018 or click here.

Coinciding with this work, new concrete railroad crossings will be installed at 13 grade crossings on the Montauk Branch during the months of March, April and May. Each grade crossing will be closed to vehicular traffic for at least one day. While the work is in progress, MTA Police will assist with road closures and traffic detours. Temporary paving will be performed and each crossing will be permanently repaved at a later date.

Crossings to be renewed:

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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