Montauk, NY - March 18th, 2014 - The annual St. Patrick's Parade in Montauk, L.I. is one of the region's most popular. And once again, MTA Long Island Rail Road will be running extra trains to the oceanfront village on parade day, Sunday, March 23. Festivities start at 10 AM with the parade set to kick off down Main Street at 11:30.
To ensure that all LIRR customers arrive safely in Montauk and return home safely later that day, no beverages of any kind will be allowed aboard Montauk trains. The MTA Police will strictly enforce this rule by confiscating all beverages, alcoholic or non-alcoholic, opened or unopened, they find on trains.
The LIRR will operate two extra AM eastbound trains and one extra PM westbound train to accommodate customers attending the parade.
Extra Eastbound Service to Montauk St. Patrick's Parade
The 7:10 AM train from Jamaica arriving at Babylon 7:46 AM, Bay Shore 76:52 AM, Sayville 8:03 AM, Patchogue 8:11 AM, Bellport 8:18 AM, Mastic-Shirley 8: 25 AM , Speonk 8:42 AM, Westhampton 8:48 AM, Hampton Bays 8:58 AM Southampton 9:08 AM, Bridgehampton 9:16 AM, East Hampton 9:26 AM, Amagansett 9:31 AM and Montauk 9:51 AM.
The 8:50 AM train from Babylon arriving at Bay Shore 8:56 AM, Islip 9 AM, Great River 9:03 AM, Oakdale 9:07 AM, Sayville 9:12 AM, Patchogue 9:19 AM, Bellport 9:24 AM, Mastic-Shirley 9:31 AM, Speonk 9:52 AM, Westhampton 9:58 AM, Hampton Bays 10:08 AM, Southampton 9:18 AM, Bridgehampton 10:26 AM, East Hampton 10:36 AM, Amagansett 10:41 AM and Montauk at 11:01 AM
These trains are addition to regular Montauk trains that depart from Jamaica at 8:10 AM, 10:10 AM and 12:10 PM.
Extra Westbound Service from Montauk St. Patrick's Parade
A 1:31 PM departure is being added to the regular trains that depart at 3:30 PM, 5:35 PM and 7:33 PM.
For More Information
For the latest information on train service, customers should go to www.mta.info or monitor LIRR service alerts via email or text message. 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.