Long Island Rail Road
The Long Island Rail Road is the busiest commuter railroad in North America, carrying approximately 200,000 customers each weekday on 947 daily trains.
We want to hear from you!
Since we launched our February 27 timetable, we’ve been listening to customers and implementing changes to enhance service, increase frequency, and reduce crowding. We welcome your comments on the new service plan.
Where and when trains run
LIRR service runs 24/7, with different schedules depending on destination and time of day.
Our system includes over 700 miles of track on 11 different branches, stretching from Montauk on the eastern tip of Long Island to Penn Station in Manhattan, approximately 120 miles away.
We serve 125 stations in Nassau and Suffolk counties, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Many of our trains originate or terminate at Penn Station or Grand Central Madison in Manhattan. Others originate or terminate at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, or at Hunterpoint Avenue or Long Island City in Queens.