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Long Island Rail Road to hold 175th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009
LIRR M-3 passing Sunnyside Yard on January 9, 2003.

LIRR M-3 passing Sunnyside Yard on January 9, 2003.

This Friday the Long Island Rail Road will be celebrating its 175th Anniversary with events at both Penn Station and Jamaica station.

Penn Station –

  • 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM – United States Postal Service will be hand canceling letters with a specially designed postmark commemorating the LIRR’s 175th anniversary (34th Street Entrance Corridor).

Jamaica –

  • 12:45 PM – LIRR train adorned with 175th Anniversary drumhead to be on display at platform level.
  • 1:00 PM – Official Long Island Rail Road 175th Anniversary Ceremony (street-level Atrium of the AirTrain JFK Building at 144-21 94th Avenue).