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Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 10:30 am | Updated: 6:18 pm, Wed Nov 27, 2013.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will operate on special schedules between today, Wednesday, and Sunday, Dec. 1, to accommodate travel for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

New York City subways and buses will operate on Sunday schedules on Thanksgiving Day.

The closest subway lines to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade are the No. 1 train at 79th Street and the C at 81st Street. There will be additional service on the 42nd Street Shuttle, as well as extra early-morning service on the No. 1.

A number of bus routes will be impacted by the parade. The MTA will provide details at mta.info under the “Service Status” heading. On Nov. 29, or Black Friday, service will be on regular schedules, with some exceptions that will be listed on mta.info.

The Long Island Rail Road will have extra eastbound trains beginning on Wednesday afternoon, as well as before and after the parade on Thursday.

Black Friday will have trains on weekday schedules but with off-peak fares; and extra trains Saturday and Sunday.

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