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MTA Labor Day weekend schedule

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Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:16 pm

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will operate all buses and subway trains on a Sunday schedule for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1.

Construction work at all MTA bridges and tunnels will be suspended beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday. Work will resume following the morning rush hour on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

The one exception is the Whitestone Bridge, where work will continue with a full-time lane closure in effect.

The Long Island Rail Road will add eight eastbound afternoon trains on Friday for those looking to get an early start on the three-day Labor Day weekend.

All times are for trains leaving Penn Station.

The Babylon branch will add:

• A 2:32 p.m. express to Lynbrook, which then will make all stops to Babylon;

• A 3 p.m. train to Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then all stops top Babylon, and:

• A 3:31 p.m. express to Rockville Centre and then all stops to Babylon.

The Port Jefferson branch will have:

• A 2:08 p.m. train stopping at Jamaica, Mineola then all stops to Huntington;

• A 2:29 p.m. departure stopping at Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Jamaica and New Hyde Park, followed by all stops through Huntington, and;

• A 3:24 p.m. with stops at Jamaica, Mineola, Westbury and Hicksville.

The Port Washington branch will have a 3:40 train stopping at Woodside, Flushing-Main Street, and then all stops through Great Neck.

The Far Rockaway branch will have a 3:48 p.m.  express to Locust Manor then all stops to Far Rockaway.

The LIRR will run on its regular weekend schedule on Saturday and Sunday, and on a holiday schedule on Monday.

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