With Fourth of July landing smack in the middle of the week this year, the Long Island Rail Road announced that its trains will be operating on a Sunday/holiday schedule on Wednesday.
For those who are traveling out east for the holiday, the railroad said it will provide additional afternoon Montauk branch westbound trains from Montauk and the Hamptons.
Commuters leaving work early Tuesday to get a head start on the Independence Day festivities will notice the railroad running extra early afternoon trains from Penn Station.
The added trains will start leaving Penn Station at 2:10 p.m.
Extra Train Service from Penn Station on Tuesday:
Port Jefferson Branch to Hicksville and Huntington
2:10 PM stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, then all stops to Huntington.
2:29 PM stopping at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica, New Hyde Park, then all stops to Huntington.
3:24 PM stopping at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville.
2:24 PM express to Lynbrook, then all stops to Babylon.
3:00 PM stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.
3:31 PM express to Rockville Centre, then all stops to Babylon.
Port Washington Branch to Great Neck
3:18 PM stopping at Woodside, Flushing-Main Street, then all stops to Port Washington
3:40 PM stopping at Woodside, Flushing-Main Street, then all stops to Great Neck.
Far Rockaway Branch
3:48 PM express to Locust Manor then all stops to Far Rockaway..
Montauk Branch (Penn Station to Jamaica with Montauk Connections)
1:45 PM to Jamaica, with a Montauk train connection.
3:58 PM to Jamaica, with a Montauk train connection.
Ronkonkoma Branch to Greenport
The 5:21 PM train from Ronkonkoma to Yaphank is extended on Friday making all stops to Greenport.