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LIRR adds trains Friday for Yom Kippur travelers

The Long Island Rail Road said it will provide 10 additional trains Friday afternoon from Penn Station for riders who want to get home early to observe Yom Kippur.

It provided the same additional service last week before Rosh Hashanah, the railroad said.

There will be four additional trains on the Babylon branch, three extra trains to Hicksville and Huntington, and one each to Far Rockaway, Great Neck and Ronkonkoma, the railroad said.

The extra afternoon departures from Penn Station are:

  • Ronkonkoma Branch, 1:40 p.m. train stopping at Woodside, Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville, then all stops to Ronkonkoma.
  • Port Jefferson Branch, 2:08 p.m. train stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, then all stops to Huntington; 2:29 p.m. train stopping at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then all stops to Huntington; 3:24 p.m. train stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville.
  • Babylon Branch, 2:22 p.m. express to Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon; 2:32 p.m. express to Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon; 3 p.m. train stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon; 3:31 p.m. express to Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.
  • Port Washington Branch (to Great Neck), 3:40 p.m. train 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.

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