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May 18, 19 & 20: Weekend Huntington/Port Jeff Branch Service Reduced; Weekend Impacts to Other Branches; Some Friday Night Trains Depart Earlier

This weekend, starting Friday night, May 18 and continuing through Sunday, May 21, testing of a new signal system designed to support East Side Access at Harold Interlocking in Queens – a pivotal step in the progress toward East Side Access – is taking place. To accommodate this work, Saturday/Sunday service on the Port Jefferson Branch will be reduced and there are changes to connecting service for a number of other branches. In addition, some eastbound trains will depart from Penn Station a few minutes earlier than usual on Friday night. Huntington/Port Jefferson Branch service will be affected as follows:

Friday Night Service Impacts:
Babylon and Montauk Branches

Ronkonkoma and Huntington/Port Jefferson Branches

Saturday/Sunday Impacts:
Huntington/ Port Jefferson Branch

Babylon and Ronkonkoma Branches
Some Babylon and Ronkonkoma Branch trains will have adjusted departure times.
Please plan for additional travel time and pick up a copy of the special weekend timetable for your branch or click on the name of your branch below to see the special weekend timetable:

Far Rockaway
Long Beach
Oyster Bay
Port Jefferson
Port Washington
West Hempstead

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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