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.