Long Island, NY - June 3, 2016 - If you’re heading to Citi Field next week to see Beyonce in concert, MTA Long Island Rail Road is offering plenty of train service to the big show from Penn Station and points east. The concert starts each night at 7:30 p.m. – the lone New York City stop on “The Formation World Tour.”
Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, opens to concert-goers at 5:30 p.m. The LIRR‘s westbound service will begin with the 2:40 p.m. train from Port Washington. Eastbound service will begin with the 2:52 p.m. train from Penn Station. A total of 23 trains will make the Mets-Willets Point stop in each direction and after the concert has ended, trains will continue to stop at Mets-Willets Point until concert-goers have been accommodated.
Customers from eastern Long Island should consult branch timetables for service to Woodside Station in Queens, where transfers can be made to Port Washington Branch trains on Platform B for service to Mets- Willets Point Station. Please remember to take your train ticket when transferring at Woodside and have it ready for presentation at Mets-Willets Point.
For More Information
Consult the LIRR website or customers may call the LIRR Customer Service Center at 511, the New York State Travel Information Line, and say “Long Island Rail Road,” when prompted. The deaf or hard of hearing can use their preferred relay service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the LIRR at 511.