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Take the LIRR to Forest Hills Stadium Concerts

Indie Rock Bands Modest Mouse & Brand New Perform Saturday, Aug. 9th, Grammy Winning Rappers Drake & Lil Wayne on Tuesday, Aug. 19th.

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Forest Hills, NY - August 6th, 2014 - MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide extra train service to Forest Hills Station in Queens for two upcoming concerts: Indie rock bands Modest Mouse and Brand New on Saturday, August 9 and Grammy Award-winning rappers Drake and Lil Wayne on Tuesday, August 19.

The LIRR’s Forest Hills Station is located just a short distance from Forest Hills Stadium, once among the city’s most popular concert venues. Recently refurbished, it is once featuring top acts.

Extra Service to Forest Hills Station

Modest Mouse/Brand New Concert – Saturday, August 9
For the Modest Mouse/Brand New concert on Saturday, August 9, all eastbound and westbound trains will stop at Forest Hills between 3 and 6:30 PM and again from 9:30 p.m. til 12:30 AM.

Drake vs. Lil Wayne – Tuesday, August 19
For the Drake vs. Lil Wayne affair on Tuesday, August 19, extra trains will be stopping at Forest Hills Station between 2:30 and 7 PM and again between 8:30 and 11:30 PM.

Since only four train cars can platform at Forest Hills, concertgoers must be in one of the first four cars to exit the train.  Buy round-trip tickets in advance and take your LIRR ticket with you when exiting the train; it will be collected at Forest Hills Station. Port Washington Branch customers are reminded that they must change at Woodside for service to and from Forest Hills.

For More Information
For the latest information on LIRR trains service go to the MTA website. Customers can also call 511, the State Travel Information Line and say: Long Island Rail Road. The deaf or hard of hearing can use their preferred relay service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the LIRR at 511.