LIRR Service Changes

July 10, 2017

    Why? Amtrak Emergency Repair Work at Penn Station

    When? July 10-September 1, 2017

    Don’t panic yet because…

    • All changes are updated in Moovit.
    • LIRR is offering a special fare reduction (an average of 25% off the normal fare) for users who avoid Penn Station by traveling to key transfer points at:
      • Atlantic Terminal,
      • Hunterspoint Avenue, and,
      • Long Island City.
    • To increase capacity, LIRR is adding and lengthening trains on certain existing routes.
    • Alternative travel options for LIRR ticket holders, including free bus and ferry service and free subway transfers at key locations during the morning rush hour, are available to help impacted users while also reducing crowded trains during peak hours and customer congestion in Penn Station.

    Affected lines

    • Babylon Branch
    • Far Rockaway Branch
    • Hempstead Branch
    • Long Beach Branch
    • Montauk Branch
    • Port Jefferson Branch
    • Port Washington Branch
    • Ronkonkoma Branch
    • West Hempstead Branch

    View all changes here to plan ahead.


    Wheelchair accessibleThese service changes affect one or more ADA accessible stations. Please call 511 for help with planning your trip.


    Every week, Moovit updates schedules with MTA changes so you get where you’re going smoothly.