Carle Place area residents and commuters will soon be treated to a completely overhauled station as the platforms take shape at Carle Place Station in the Town of North Hempstead. The westbound platform has been installed, and the foundation for the stairs to the platform have been placed.
Residents and commuters will be delighted with the new station’s package of amenities:
- platform canopies
- new platform furnishings and accouterments including benches, shelters and signage
- CCTV security cameras to improve safety
- ADA-compliant mobility improvements, including ramps
- free public Wi-Fi
- USB charging stations
- digital information displays
- new bike racks
- MTA Arts & Design artwork
The existing overpass is being replaced and will include ADA-accessible elevators, and a Stonehinge Lane Roundabout will facilitate passenger drop-offs and pick-ups.
Carle Place Station was built in 1837 and refurbished in 1990. The station serves approximately 921 weekday customers on the LIRR Main Line and Port Jefferson Branch. With the LIRR Expansion Project, upgrading the Carle Place Station is crucial to accommodating future increases in ridership on the Main Line. The enhancements to Carle Place Station are part of a broader LIRR initiative to strengthen the reliability and resiliency its infrastructure and to support the growth and development of Long Island. For more information and construction photos, please visit the Carle Place Station Enhancement project page on AModernLI.com.