More Trains To Penn Station Next Week
With this year’s Super Bowl scheduled to take place in the New York Metropolitan Area, the MTA has announced additional service along the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and NJ Transit commuter trains.
More trains will travel to and from Penn Station so suburbanites can experience Super Bowl Boulevard, where 13 blocks along Midtown Manhattan’s Broadway will be transformed into an outdoor carnival of football, the MTA announced.
Between Wednesday Jan. 29 and Friday, Jan. 31, additional trains will run to Penn Station along the Babylon, Port Jefferson, Port Washington and Ronkonkoma branches.
Additional trains will depart from Penn Station along the Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson and Babylon branches.
According to the NFL, Super Bowl Boulevard will include opportunities to:
– take a photo with the Vince Lombardi Trophy;
– receive free autographs from NFL players;
– kick a field goal through NFL uprights;
– visit the broadcast sets of NFL Network, ESPN and FOX;
– ride a seven-story, 60-foot toboggan ($5 per ride donated to MillionTreesNYC); and
– visit NFL sponsor displays and receive free giveaways!
Fans with a pass to the Big Game can expect a one-ticket trip, the MTA said .
From any LIRR station ticket terminal, select “M” then “Meadowlands” as the destination. The ticket printed will be valid for all trains necessary to get to MetLife stadium. Fans will be required to show their ticket at Secaucus before boarding he MetLife shuttle train, it was noted
Once the game is over, the LIRR will add two extra trains from Penn Station.
A Babylon branch train will depart at 1:13 a.m., stopping at Jamaica and Rockville Centre before making all local stops to Babylon, arriving at 2:27 a.m.
An additional Port Jefferson branch train will depart at 2:44 a.m. stopping at Jamaica and New Hyde Park before making all local stops to Huntington, arriving at 3:52 a.m.