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Buses to replace train service in Far Rockaway this Sunday

Passengers should expect delays of up to an hour.

The MTA plans to shut down train service in Far Rockaway for 10 hours.

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On Wednesday, the MTA announced a service change affecting New York residents living between Far Rockaway and Valley Stream neighborhoods.

In order to allow the Long Island Rail Road to "carry out an important switch repair work," the MTA will replace train service with buses between Far Rockaway and Valley Stream from the hours of 12:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., on Sunday, November 9.

Affected stations include Far Rockaway, Inwood, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Woodmere, Hewlett and Gibson, with westbound service delaying passengers up to 63 minutes.

Eastbound patrons, meanwhile, should plan to arrive at their final destinations up to 34 minutes later than expected.

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