LIRR adds trains for Good Friday afternoon

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Eight eastbound trains have been added to Friday's schedule for Long Island Rail Road customers leaving work early in observance of Good Friday, the commuter service said.

The LIRR is operating a regular weekday schedule with the additional trains departing Penn Station between 2:08 and 3:48 p.m.

The extra trains include three on the Babylon Branch, three on the Port Jefferson Branch, one on the Port Washington Branch and one on the Far Rockaway Branch.

The extra afternoon departures from Penn Station are:

Babylon Branch

2:29 p.m. express to Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon.

3 p.m. stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.

3:31 p.m. express to Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.

Port Jefferson Branch

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2:08 p.m. stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, then all stops to Huntington.

2:32 p.m. stopping at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then all stops to Huntington.

3:24 p.m. stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville.

Port Washington Branch

3:40 p.m. stopping at Woodside, Flushing-Main Street, then all stops to Great Neck.


Far Rockaway Branch

3:48 p.m. express to Locust Manor, then all stops to Far Rockaway.


More information on LIRR service is at or by monitoring LIRR service alerts via email or text message. Customers also can call 511, the New York State Travel Information line, and say: Long Island Rail Road.

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