MTA Announces Service Details for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday

Published on : Friday, January 13, 2017

mta logoThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that train and bus services will operate on special schedules in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday on Monday, January 16. Details are below.

 

New York City Subway, Buses and Staten Island Railway

 

The New York City Subway will operate on a weekday schedule with minor timing changes. Customers are advised to allow additional travel time. The Staten Island Railway will operate on a regular weekday schedule.

 

New York City buses will operate on a weekday schedule with minor timing changes except for Staten Island and Queens, where Limited Stop routes S81, S84, S86, S90, S91, S92, S94, S96, S98 Q4, Q6, Q25 and Q65 will not run. Weekday local service will operate along those routes. All Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens “X” express routes will operate on weekday schedules with minor timing changes.

 

Long Island Rail Road

 

MTA Long Island Rail Road will operate on a modified Holiday Schedule with a total of 32 extra trains provided on the Babylon, Montauk, Port Jefferson, Port Washington and Ronkonkoma Branches. Off-peak fares will apply all day.

 

The extra trains’ departure times are included in the current LIRR timetables dated December 12, 2016, through March 5, 2017, in shaded columns marked “Note M.” The timetables are available at stations or online at the LIRR’s website at www.mta.info/lirr by accessing the schedules link, where one can access for full timetables for each branch or select desired travel times and destination. The information about extra trains is also available through the MTA’s online scheduling tool, TripPlanner+, the LIRR Train Time™ app and website, or by calling the New York State Travel Information Hotline at 511 from within New York State and saying “Long Island Rail Road,” then “schedules.”

 

Metro-North Railroad

 

Metro-North will operate on an enhanced Saturday schedule that includes 35 additional trains. The enhanced Saturday service includes 14 extra trains on the Harlem Line, including one additional Wassaic connection, 3 Hudson Line extras, and 15 extra New Haven Line trains offering branch connections. For West of Hudson customers, there will be 3 additional trains on the Port Jervis Line. Off-peak fares apply all day.

 

The extra trains’ departure times are included in the current Metro-North timetables dated October 2, 2016, through April 1, 2017, shaded with notes indicating that they will operate on January 16. The timetables are available at stations or online at Metro-North’s website at www.mta.info/mnr by accessing the schedules link, where one can access for full timetables for each branch or select desired travel times and destination. The information about extra trains is also available through the MTA’s online scheduling tool, TripPlanner+, the Metro-North Train Time™ app and website, or by calling the New York State Travel Information Hotline at 511 from within New York State or (877) 690-5114 from within Connecticut, and saying “Metro-North Railroad,” then “schedules.”

 

 

Source:- MTA

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