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LIRR service changes starting April 10

Learn more about upcoming minor changes to LIRR service that may impact your travel.
Updated April 6, 2023 4:06 p.m.

Starting on Monday, April 10, we will implement a number of minor service changes across five Long Island Rail Road branches.

You can find key details of the service changes below. The TrainTime app has been updated with these changes. Plan your trip before Monday to see your best travel options. 

Thank you for your patience as everyone continues to adjust to the new schedule. We will continue to make adjustments where possible. Please check the TrainTime app often to see if any will affect your journey.

Montauk Branch

We’re shifting the departure times of some east of Speonk trains by up to six minutes to improve reliability. Check the TrainTime app to confirm your train’s departure time.

Port Jefferson Branch

In response to your feedback, the 6:57 a.m. train from Huntington to Grand Central will add a stop at New Hyde Park at 7:29 a.m.

The 3:15 p.m. train from Long Island City to Port Jefferson will run express from Mineola to Huntington, bypassing Hicksville.

  • For service to Hicksville, customers can transfer at Jamaica to the 3:52 p.m. Ronkonkoma-bound train.
  • For service from Hicksville, customers can take the 3:58 p.m. train to Huntington. Transfer at Huntington for service to Port Jefferson and points east.

Babylon Branch

The 7:38 a.m. train from Wantagh to Penn Station will be extended to Babylon and depart at 7:23 a.m. After departing Babylon, the train will run express to Wantagh.

Port Washington Branch

The 5:07 p.m. train from Penn Station to Port Washington will no longer stop at Douglaston and Little Neck. Instead, these stops will be added to the 5:10 p.m. from Penn to Great Neck.

City Terminal Zone

The 7:28 a.m. train from Grand Central to Far Rockaway will no longer stop at Woodside.

  • For service to Woodside, take the 7:19 a.m. from Grand Central.
  • For service from Woodside, take the 7:37 a.m. train toward Ronkonkoma and transfer in Jamaica.