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LIRR adds extra eastbound trains for Passover

Long Island Rail Road riders observing Passover will be able to catch up to 10 extra eastbound trains on five LIRR branches Monday afternoon, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said Friday.

The extra trains will leave Penn Station between 1:49 p.m. and 3:48 p.m., with one additional train on the Ronkonkoma, Port Washington and Far Rockaway lines, four more on the Babylon line and three more on the Port Jefferson branch.

A 1:49 p.m. Ronkonkoma-bound train will stop at Woodside, Jamaica, Mineola, Hicksville and all stations to Ronkonkoma.

On the Babylon line, a 2:22 p.m. express will travel to Rockville Centre, then make all stops to Babylon; a 2:32 p.m. express train will travel to Lynbrook, then make all stops to Babylon. A 3 p.m. train will stop at Jamaica and Rockville Centre, then make all stops to Babylon; and a 3:31 p.m. express train will travel to Rockville Centre and then make all stops to Babylon.

On the Port Jefferson Branch, a 2:08 p.m. train will stop at Jamaica and Mineola, then make all stops to Huntington; a 2:29 p.m. train will stop at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica and New Hyde Park and then make all stops to Huntington; a 3:24 p.m. train will stop at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville. In addition, the 2:52 p.m. train from Huntington to Port Jefferson will originate from Jamaica at 2:15 p.m.

On the Port Washington line to Great Neck, a 3:40 p.m. train will stop at Woodside and Flushing Main Street, then make all stops to Great Neck.

On the Far Rockaway branch, a 3:48 p.m. train will travel express to Locust Manor, then make all stops to Far Rockaway.

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