Everyone - Here is the December 2022 3TC construction updates:
https://lirrexpansion.com/2022/10/27/on ... n-updates/
Look for "December 2022 Construction Updates" - for a 7 page PDF:
Corridor Wide, Floral Park, New Hyde Park, Garden City/GC Park, Mineola, Carle Place and Westbury.
The only weekend track work is for these stations WESTBOUND ONLY on Saturday-Sunday December 10-11:
Elmont/UBS Arena, Queens Village and Hollis - Alternate local buses will run between Bellerose and Jamaica.
Hempstead Branch WB trains will operate nonstop between Bellerose and Jamaica for this outage period.
**EXCEPTION - For NY Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes hockey game at 7:30 PM Saturday December 10:
From 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM westbound trains will stop at Elmont/UBS Arena Station.
Westbound train service from the UBS Arena will be available at the Belmont Park Station after the game.
All eastbound train service will NOT be affected.**
Switch work east of Jamaica - and at Queens Interlocking - is the reason for this limited outage...
With the 2022 Holiday Season - and (anticipated) opening of Grand Central Madison Terminal later in December
major LIRR track work projects may have a winter hiatus this year with the Third Track Project basically complete
in terms of track construction - only various 3TC station and lineside ROW work remains...MACTRAXX
EXPRESS TRAIN TO NEW YORK PENN STATION-NO JAMAICA ON THIS TRAIN-PLEASE STAND CLEAR OF THE CLOSING TRAIN DOORS