Beginning Saturday the Long Island Rail Road's, Hempstead branch is suspended in both directions for a track work in the Queens Village area. Shuttle bus service will be provided for riders.
This will also reduce service on the Port Jefferson and Huntington Branches.
Commuters should also expect schedule adjustments on the Babylon, Long Beach, Oyster Bay and Ronkonkoma branches during the weekend.
Customers are advised to pick up a timetable at the their stations.
The weekend of April 17 to April 18, the Hempstead branch will be suspended again.
The Long Island Rail Road says the construction is necessary to maintain this important section of the track in a state of good repair and when the work is completed riders will experience a smoother ride.
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