The Ronkonkoma Branch includes the Following stops: Mineola, Hicksville, Bethpage, Farmingdale, Pinelawn, Wyandanch, Deer Park, Brentwood, Central Islip & Ronkonkoma. Transfer A Ronkonkoma for the Train to Medford, Yaphank, Riverhead, Mattituck, Southold & Greenport. The Ronkonkoma Line is known as the Main LIne because when the Long Island Rail Road first Started, The Ronkonkoma-Greenport Branch was the Original Branch Line. When the Long Island Rail Road FIRST Started, It was supposed to be take the Train from Penn Station to Greenport & then Transfer for the Ferry to Boston. Since the Train-Ferry Schedules never coordinated with each other, The Decision was made to Forget Boston & to concentrate on Long Island. That is How the Long Isla…Read more >
The Oyster Bay Branch of the Long Island Rail Road includes the Following Stations: Mineola, East Williston, Albertson, Roslyn, Greenvale, Glean Head, Sea Cliff, Glen Street, Glen Cove, Locust Valley & Oyster Bay. Mill Neck is NO LONGER a Station/Stop on the Oyster Bay Branch.
Currently, Trains Operate between Jamaica & Oyster Bay. It is ONLY During the Morning & Evening Rush that You have Service to/from Hunterspoint Avenue or Long Island City or Penn Station. I Would NOT CHANGE ANYTHING DURING the Morning & Evening Rush. The Only Thing I might do is ADD Service if the Ridership went up.
I WOULD Like to see 24/7 Service between Long Island City/Hunterspoint Avenue & Oyster Bay. In Order for that to Happen, Ridership would need to increase.… Read more >
The Hempstead Branch of the Long Island Rail Road includes the following stations: Employee Stop @ Hillside Facility, HOLLIS, QUEENS VILLAGE, BELLEROSE, FLORAL PARK, STEWART MANOR, NASSAU BLVD, GARDEN CITY, COUNTRY LIFE PRESS & HEMPSTEAD. There are some trains during the Morning & Evening Rush that operate to/from Penn Station in New York County. MOST Trains, @ ALL OTHER TIMES, operate to/from Atlantic Terminal/Barclays Center in Kings County.
I WOULD like to see an increase in Service BUT the ONLY way that will happen is an increase in Ridership. Currently, ONLY the FIRST 4 Cars of the Train can access the Platform @ the Hollis Station. If Ridership Increased, It is LIkely, they would extend the Platform to fit ALL 8 Cars.
I have not come t…Read more >
'The Port Washington Branch of the LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD is the ONLY Branch Line that does NOT go throught Jamaica. The Port Washington Branch stations are Penn Station, NY, Woodside, Mets-Willets Point (During Special Events), Flushing-Main Street, Murray Hill, Broadway, Auburndale, Bayside, Douglaston, Little Neck, Great Neck, Manhasset, Plandome & Port Washington. Between Woodside & Great Neck, the Port Washington Branch has 2 Tracks. After Great Neck, There is ONLY 1 Track between East of Great Neck & West of Port Washington. 'During the Moring & Evening Rush, The Local Trains travel between Penn Station & Great Neck while the Port Washington Trains are Express between Woodside & Great Neck. I would NOT Change anything about that. The…Read more >
The Montauk Branch includes the following stations: Bay Shore, Islip, Great River, Oakdale, Sayville Patchogue, Bellport, Mastic-Shirley, Speonk, Westhampton, Hampton Bays, Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Amagansett & Montauk. The 2 Stations that are NO LONGER in Service are Center-Moriches & Quogue. The Montauk Branch is the South Shore Branch.
Currently, You have Trains that Operate between Babylon & Patchogue, Transfer @ Babylon to/from Jamaica as well as Penn Station. You do have some Trains that Operate between Babylon & Speonk. You also have Speonk Trains that travel to/from Jamaica. You ONLY have 1 Train that Operates from Montauk to Babylon & then You have to switch @ Babylon for Jamaica & Penn Station. ALL other Trains th…Read more >