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June 9: Hempstead Branch Service Reduced

On Saturday, June 9, from 3 PM to 10 PM, Hempstead Branch train service will be reduced from hourly to every two hours to accommodate extra service to/from the Belmont Stakes. To maintain orderly travel for those attending the Belmont Stakes, alcohol will not be allowed on LIRR trains or station platforms this weekend. MTA Police will enforce this restriction.

Please pick up a copy of the special Hempstead Branch timetable dated June 9 at  

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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