Project Overview

Construction was completed at Hicksville Station in August 2018. With more than 21,500 customers using Hicksville Station each weekday, Long Island’s busiest train station is a central and critical hub for LIRR customers. Improvements to this station enable improved and more reliable train service to and from Hicksville and a better customer experience. The Hicksville Station renovation included: the replacement of the 12-car elevated platforms outfitted with new translucent canopies and associated drainage systems, new heated platform waiting rooms and energy-efficient LED platform lighting. Two new elevators and two new staircases have been added to improve platform access, while existing escalators and staircases have been completely replaced. Platforms feature new security and communication systems, new signage, new art glass and other enhancements that improve the overall customer experience.

LIRR maintained normal peak train service at Hicksville throughout the project, with some schedule changes necessary to support night and weekend work. Commuter parking availability was not affected, apart from the 2017 summer outage, when only 20 parking spaces were lost due to construction equipment and material staging. All affected parking spots were available following the outage.

Community Information Center in Mineola is open 10-26-2018

The LIRR Expansion Project’s Community Information Center in Mineola Is Open

By | Carle Place Station, Carle Place Substation, Cherry Lane Bridge, Covert Avenue Grade Crossing, Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation, Glen Cove Bridge, Hicksville Parking, Hicksville Station, Hicksville Substation, LIRR Expansion Project, Main Street Grade Crossing, Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, Meadowbrook Substation, Merillon Avenue Station, Merillon Avenue Substation, Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure, Mineola Main Street Parking, Mineola Second Street Parking, Mineola Station, Mineola Substation, Nassau Boulevard Bridge, New Cassel Substation, New Hyde Park Road Grade Crossing, New Hyde Park Road Surface Lot, New Hyde Park Station, New Hyde Park Substation, Plainfield Avenue Bridge, Post Avenue Bridge, School Street Grade Crossing, South 12th Street Grade Crossing, South Tyson Avenue Bridge, Tanners Pond/Denton Avenue Bridge, Urban Avenue Grade Crossing, Westbury North Parking Structure, Westbury South Parking Structure and LIRR Lot Development, Westbury Station, Westbury Substation, Willis Avenue Grade Crossing

The LIRR Expansion Project’s Community Information Center in Mineola, at 114 Old Country Road (between Willis Avenue and Roslyn Road) is open. Residents of communities along the Expansion Project are invited to come review new exhibits about the project and ask questions. The hours are posted on

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3TC Continues Noise Monitoring Along the LIRR Expansion Project

By | Carle Place Station, Floral Park Station, Hicksville Station, LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Mineola Station, New Hyde Park Station, Project Update, Westbury Station

As part of its commitment to protect the communities along the LIRR Expansion Project, 3rd Track Constructors (3TC, the project’s design-builder) continues to gather baseline data to monitor noise levels at project locations. 3TC is doing everything it can to make sure its work has the least impact possible on…

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Free Wi-Fi Is Now Available at LIRR Expansion Project Stations

By | Carle Place Station, Floral Park Station, Hicksville Station, LIRR Expansion Project, Merillon Avenue Station, Mineola Station, New Hyde Park Station, Westbury Station

Wi-Fi has been successfully installed at all stations along the LIRR Expansion Project-Floral Park to Hicksville. These stations are: Floral Park New Hyde Park Merillon Avenue Mineola Carle Place Westbury Hicksville Wi-Fi is now accessible on the platform at each of these stations and free for LIRR customers.

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