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February 18: Track 16 - Partial Platform Closure

Beginning on Monday, February 18, the western end of Track 16 at Penn Station will be closed to complete the installation of new escalators at this location.

Westbound Customers
Please be prepared to walk back to exit at Penn Station if you are in the first four cars of a 12-car train, or the first two cars of a 10-car train.

Eastbound Customers
Please be prepared to board from the front to middle sections of the train.

This service change will be in effect through March 22, and will resume from mid-May through mid-June. We appreciate your patience while work is underway.

To learn how many cars your train has, use the LIRR’s new real-time train information online tool —

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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