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LIRR adding trains for Jewish holiday

The Long Island Rail Road is offering eight

The Long Island Rail Road is offering eight more eastbound trains from Penn Station Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 24, 2014, assisting travelers heading home for Rosh Hashanah. Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

The Long Island Rail Road is offering eight more eastbound trains from Penn Station Wednesday afternoon, assisting travelers heading home for Rosh Hashanah.

The additional trains will run between 2:08 p.m. to 3:48 p.m. on the Babylon, Port Jefferson, Port Washington and Far Rockaway branches.

The extra trains departing Penn Station include a 2:32 p.m. express on the Babylon branch to Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon; a 3 p.m. stopping at Jamaica and Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon; and a 3:31 p.m. express train to Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.

On the Port Jefferson branch there are three extra trains: a 2:08 p.m. stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, then all stops to Huntington; a 2:29 p.m. stopping at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then all stops to Huntington; and a 3:24 p.m. stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville.

There is one extra train on the Port Washington branch, at 3:40 p.m. stopping at Woodside, Flushing-Main St., then all stops to Great Neck.

And there is one extra train on the Far Rockaway branch leaving at 3:48 p.m. and running express to Locust Manor, then all stops to Far Rockaway.

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