Project Overview

Merrick Station is located on the Babylon Branch and serves more than 7,000 customers each weekday. The station has received station enhancements and platform level improvements, including a new canopy, new LED light fixtures and a complete renovation of the platform waiting areas, as well as a new HVAC system, lighting, USB charging stations, benches, Wi-Fi and updated restrooms. The plaza area and sidewalks have been rehabilitated, and bike racks and benches are available in the area surrounding the station. James Gulliver Hancock’s mosaic, “Connection Cultivating Communities”, has been installed in the waiting room.

Enhancements to the Merrick Station are part of a broader LIRR initiative to support the growth and development of Long Island.

Site Survey and Design Are Underway at Merrick Station

Site survey and design are underway at Merrick Station. Platform level improvements will include a new canopy, new LED light fixtures and a complete renovation of the platform waiting areas. Once the renovation of the station is finished, LIRR customers

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