Long Island Rail Road Restores More Service


While the Long Island Rail Road will continue to operate on a modified schedule due to flooding from Hurricane Sandy, some service between Montauk and Speonk will be restored on Wednesday.

The LIRR says that i returning train service to the eastern portion of the Montauk Branch, a number of grade crossing gates will be powered by generators due to local power outages.

Additionally, the LIRR will provide bus service between Island Park and Lynbrook from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. starting Wednesday.


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The buses will make a loop between the LIRR’s Island Park and Lynbrook stations – making stops at Oceanside, East Rockaway and Centre Avenue stations along the way.  Train connections can be made at Lynbrook Station.  The bus ride from Island Park to Lynbrook is expected to take about 30 minutes.  Buses are scheduled to depart approximately every 5 – 10 minutes during the morning and evening rush hours.  Outside rush hours, the interval between buses will be greater.

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