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LIRR adjusts schedule for Yankees games at Citi Field

Baseball fans walk from the Mets-Willets Point LIRR

Baseball fans walk from the Mets-Willets Point LIRR station in Flushing to Citi Field on Oct. 18, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

The Long Island Rail Road said it will be providing added trains for the unexpected baseball games this week at Citi Field in Flushing.

Three games between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays that were scheduled for Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, have been moved to Citi Field on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The trip from Penn Station to Citi Field is about 15 minutes, and fans coming from Long Island can take any branch to Woodside to change to a five-minute ride to the stadium.

All scheduled train departure and arrival times are available online at http://web.mta.info/lirr/Timetable/Branch2/Mets-Willets.pdf.

For the Monday and Tuesday games, which begin at 7:10 p.m., 22 eastbound trains from Penn Station and 21 westbound trains will make a stop at the Mets-Willets Point Station during and after the game, the railroad said.

The first westbound train will depart Port Washington at 3:10 p.m. to arrive at Mets-Willets Point at 3:36 p.m.

The first eastbound train will leave Penn Station at 3:18 p.m. The last eastbound train to Port Washington leaves Mets-Willets Point at 12:39 a.m. and the last westbound train to Penn Station leaves at 1:11 a.m.

For the Wednesday game, which begins at 1:10 p.m., 16 eastbound and 17 westbound trains will stop at Mets-Willets Point, the railroad said.

The first eastbound train from Penn Station will depart at 9:19 a.m., and the first westbound train from Port Washington will depart at Great Neck at 9:32 a.m., with all other westbound departures originating in Port Washington.

The last eastbound train to Port Washington will depart Mets-Willets Point at 5:02 p.m. The last westbound train to Penn Station will leave Mets-Willets Point at 5:28 p.m.

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