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LIRR Offering Extra Weekend Train Service during Holiday Season for Your Shopping, Dining, Sightseeing and Entertainment Pleasure

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If your plans for the holiday season includes a trip to New York City for shopping, dining, sightseeing or the theater, then MTA Long Island Rail Road has just made the trip a little easier.

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Extra weekend train service during the holiday season to ease trips into New York City.

Photo by: MTA LIRR Facebook.

Long Island, NY - November 25, 2015 - If your plans for the holiday season includes a trip to New York City for shopping, dining, sightseeing or the theater, then MTA Long Island Rail Road has just made the trip a little easier. Beginning this Saturday and Sunday, November 28-29 and continuing through the first weekend of the New Year, the LIRR is adding four extra westbound trains and six extra eastbound trains to its regular weekend service. The trains are being added on the Long Beach, Babylon and Huntington/Port Jefferson branches.

Weekends November 28-29 through January 2-3

Westbound – Four Extra Trains

Long Beach Branch

  • 8:57 a.m., 9:57 a.m., 10:57 a.m. and 11:57 a.m. trains from Long Beach making all local stops to Jamaica then express to Penn Station.

Eastbound - Six Extra Trains

Long Beach Branch

  • 4:25 PM, 5:25 PM, 6:25 PM and 7:25 PM trains from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica and making all local stops to Long Beach. Babylon Branch
  • 1:13 AM from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre and then all stops to Babylon Huntington/Port Jefferson
  • 2:44 AM from Penn Station stopping at Jamaica, New Hyde Park, and then all stops to Huntington.

For More Information
Customers can pick up copies of LIRR branch timetables dated November 16, 2015 at stations or terminals or find it online. They can also contact the LIRR’s Customer Service Center by calling 511, the New York State Travel Information Line, and saying: Long Island Rail Road. If you are deaf or hearing impaired, use your preferred relay service provider for the free 711 relay to reach the LIRR at 511.