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LIRR Adds Trains to Hamptons, Montauk for Fourth of July Weekend

The Long Island Rail Road is offering  extra train service to the Hamptons and Montauk over the extended Fourth of July Weekend, including an extra Cannonball to Montauk on top of the LIRR’s already enhanced summer Montauk Branch schedule. Highlights follow here and riders can view the current Montauk timetable at mta.info/lirr.

Wednesday, July 1: Regular summer weekday Montauk Branch service plus a train that usually runs on Thursdays, nicknamed the Baby Cannonball, which is an express train to Montauk departing Penn Station at 4:06 p.m. This train bypasses Jamaica and runs express to Westhampton, then stops at Southampton, Bridgehampton and East Hampton before terminating at Montauk. In addition, the usual 5:09 p.m. train to Speonk will be extended to Montauk, making all stops from Babylon to Montauk.

Thursday, July 2: The Montauk Branch will operate on a regular summer Friday timetable, including the Cannonball, leaving Penn Station at 4:06 p.m., and a Montauk-bound train departing Jamaica at 7:38 p.m., with connecting trains departing Penn Station at 7:11 p.m. and Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, at 7:06 p.m. In addition, the usual 5:09 p.m. train from Penn Station to Speonk will be extended to Montauk, making all stops from Babylon to Montauk.

Friday, July 3: The Montauk Branch will operate on a regular summer Friday timetable, including the Cannonball, leaving Penn Station at 4:06 p.m., and a Montauk-bound train departing Jamaica at 7:38 p.m., with connecting trains departing Penn Station at 7:11 p.m. and Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, at 7:06 p.m. In addition, the usual 10:27 a.m. train from Babylon, with connecting trains departing from Penn Station at 9:22 a.m. and Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, at 9:05 a.m., will be extended to Montauk, making all stops from Babylon to Montauk. And the usual 5:09 p.m. train from Penn Station to Speonk will be extended to Montauk, making all stops from Babylon to Montauk.

Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5: The LIRR is running on a regular weekend schedule with a westbound Cannonball departing Montauk on Sunday only at 6:37 p.m.

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