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MTA Labor Day schedule

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Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:30 am

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will provide extra rail service on Friday for riders looking to get an early start to the Labor Day weekend.

The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North will offer additional early afternoon trains from Manhattan.

On Labor Day the LIRR will operate on its Sunday/holiday schedule, while Metro-North is on a Sunday schedule.

New York City Transit subways and buses, as well as buses of the MTA Bus Company, will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday, Sept. 2.

Because of the J’Ouvert and West Indian-American Day parades in Brooklyn on Labor Day, trains on the 4 line will make local stops in Brooklyn. Some subway entrances may be affected, and some bus routes in the area will be temporarily rerouted.

The MTA’s Bridges and Tunnels unit will help smooth travel for those on the road this weekend by suspending all routine maintenance work at its seven bridges and two tunnels beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday and continuing through the morning rush hour on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

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