LIRR provides extra service for New Year’s holiday weekend

MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide extra train service for those getting an early start on the New Year’s holiday weekend, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The extra service includes:

Friday, December 29, Eastbound – 13 Extra Trains Departing Penn Station

Ronkonkoma Branch

  • 12:43 PM train from Penn Station, stopping at Woodside, Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville, then all stops to Ronkonkoma.
  • 1:49 PM train from Penn Station, stopping at Woodside, Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville, then all stops to Ronkonkoma.

Babylon Branch

  • 1:28 PM train from Penn Station, express to Rockville Centre, then local to Babylon.
  • 1:56 PM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then local to Babylon.
  • 2:22 PM train from Penn Station, express to Rockville Centre, then local to Babylon.
  • 2:32 PM train from Penn Station, express to Lynbrook, then local to Babylon.
  • 3:00 PM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then local to Babylon.
  • 3:31 PM train from Penn Station, express to Rockville Centre, then local to Babylon.

Port Jefferson Branch to Hicksville/Huntington

  • 2:08 PM train from Penn Station to Jamaica, Mineola, then local to Huntington.
  • 2:29 PM train from Penn Station to Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then local to Huntington.
  • 3:24 PM train from Penn Station to Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville.

Port Washington Branch to Great Neck

  • 3:40 PM train from Penn Station to Woodside, Flushing Main Street, then all stops to Great Neck.

Far Rockaway Branch

  • 3:48 PM train from Penn Station, stopping at Locust Manor, Laurelton, Rosedale, Valley Stream then all stops to Far Rockaway.

 

Sunday, December 31: Ten Extra Westbound Trains to Penn Station
On New Year’s Eve, the LIRR will provide extra westbound trains in the late afternoon and early evening for those going to Manhattan to celebrate. The extra service includes:

Ronkonkoma Branch

  • 5:09 PM train from Ronkonkoma, local to Hicksville, stopping at Mineola, Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 7:09 PM train from Ronkonkoma, local to Hicksville, stopping at Mineola, Jamaica and Penn Station.

Babylon Branch

  • 6:19 PM train from Babylon, local to Lynbrook, stopping at Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 7:19 PM train from Babylon, local to Lynbrook, stopping at Jamaica and Penn Station.

Port Jefferson Branch

  • 6:42 PM train from Huntington, local to New Hyde Park, stopping at Jamaica and Penn Station.
  • 6:45 PM train from Port Jefferson, local to Huntington, stopping at Hicksville, Jamaica and Penn Station.

Port Washington Branch

  • 6:37 PM train from Port Washington, local to Great Neck, stopping at Bayside, Woodside and Penn Station.
  • 7:37 PM train from Port Washington, local to Great Neck, stopping at Bayside, Woodside and Penn Station.
  • 8:37 PM train from Port Washington, local to Great Neck, stopping at Bayside, Woodside and Penn Station.

Montauk Branch

  • 7:31 PM train from Speonk, local to Babylon, stopping at Jamaica and Penn Station.

 

Monday, January 1: After Midnight – Fourteen Extra Trains from Penn Station
On New Year’s Day, the LIRR will operate on a weekend/holiday schedule with off-peak fares in effect all day, plus 14 extra trains from Penn Station for revelers heading back to Long Island after midnight. The extra service includes:

Ronkonkoma Branch (no Pinelawn stop)

  • 12:29 AM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville, then all stops to Ronkonkoma.
  • 2:03 AM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville, then all stops to Ronkonkoma.
  • 3:53 AM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville, then all stops to Ronkonkoma.

Port Washington Branch

  • 12:35 AM train from Penn Station to Woodside, Flushing Main Street, then all stops to Port Washington.
  • 2:19 AM train from Penn Station to Woodside, Flushing Main Street, then all stops to Port Washington.
  • 4:19 AM train from Penn Station to Woodside, Flushing Main Street, then all stops to Port Washington.

Babylon Branch

  • 1:12 AM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then local to Babylon.
  • 2:11 AM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook, then local to Babylon.
  • 3:00 AM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook, then local to Babylon.
  • 3:29 AM train from Penn Station, stopping at Jamaica, Lynbrook, then local to Babylon.

Montauk Branch

  • 1:29 AM train from Penn Station stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then local to Speonk.

Port Jefferson Branch to Port Jefferson/Huntington

  • 2:44 AM train from Penn Station to Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then local to Huntington.
  • 3:12 AM train from Penn Station to Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then local to Port Jefferson.

Long Beach Branch

  • 2:47 AM train from Penn Station stopping at Jamaica, Valley Stream, Lynbrook, then all stops to Long Beach.

 

For More Information
Contact the LIRR’s Customer Service Center by calling 511 or 718-217-LIRR (718-217-5477). Automated schedule information is available 24/7. Agents are available to assist customers daily from 6 AM until 10 PM. To speak with an LIRR employee, say the word “Representative” when the prompts begin.

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