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LIRR adds trains for the afternoon

February 25, 2010 9:03:13 AM PST
The MTA Long Island Rail Road is adding eight eastbound trains from Penn Station this afternoon. To accommodate people leaving work early due to the snowstorm, LIRR is adding trains after 2:00 p.m.

The extra service includes: three trains on the Port Jefferson Branch, three on the Babylon Branch, one on the Port Washington Branch to Great Neck and one on the Far Rockaway Branch.

The extra service is as follows:

Port Jefferson Branch to Hicksville and Huntington

? 2:09 PM stopping at Jamaica, Carle Place, then all stops to Huntington ? 2:26 PM stopping at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then all stops to Huntington ? 3:24 PM stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville

Babylon Branch ? 2:22 PM express to Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon ? 3:00 PM stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon ? 3:31 PM express to Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon

Port Washington Branch to Great Neck ? 3:40 PM stopping Woodside, Flushing-Main St., then all stops to Great Neck

Far Rockaway Branch ? 3:48 PM express to Locust Manor, Laurelton, Rosedale, Valley Stream, then all stops to Far Rockaway

For additional information, customers can contact the LIRR's 24-hour Travel Information Center in Suffolk County at 631-231-LIRR, in Nassau County at 516-822-LIRR, or in New York City at 718-217-LIRR. The Travel Information Center's TDD telephone number for the hearing impaired is 718-558-3022. Customers may also consult the LIRR's website at www.mta.info.


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