Freeport station (LIRR)
Freeport station as seen from part of the parking lot
Freeport, New York
|Owned by||Long Island Rail Road|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Connections||Nassau Inter-County Express: n4, n4X, n19, n40, n41, n43, n88 (Summer only)|
|Electrified||May 20, 1925|
750 V (DC) third rail
Freeport station was originally built on October 28, 1867 by the South Side Railroad of Long Island, and was rebuilt in 1899. It is among many of the stations along the Babylon Branch that were elevated throughout Nassau and Western Suffolk counties during the 1960s, in this case October 1960.
Some afternoon rush-hour trains terminate at Freeport; and some morning rush-hour trains originate at Freeport.
The station is served by several different Nassau Inter-County Express routes.
The station has one 12-car-long high-level island platform between the two tracks. There are two layover tracks east of the station.
|Track 1||← Babylon Branch toward Atlantic Terminal, Hunterspoint Avenue or Penn Station (Baldwin)|
← Montauk Branch does not stop here
|Island platform, doors will open on the left|
|Track 2||Babylon Branch toward Babylon (Merrick) → |
Montauk Branch does not stop here →
|G||Ground level||Entrance/exit, parking, buses|
The Nassau Inter-County Express N4 bus to Jamaica
- Average weekday, 2006 LIRR Origin and Destination Study
- "New Freeport Railroad Station dedicated October 8th by Governor Rockefeller". Freeport, The Friendly Village, Your Home Town. Village of Freeport. October 1960. p. 1. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
- "TOP PERSONALITIES LAUNCH NEW FREEPORT R.R. GRADE ELIMINATION". The LEADER. Freeport, NY: L & M Publications. 13 October 1960. p. 1. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
Leading dignitaries from the State of New York, Nassau County, the Long Island Railroad and the Village of Freeport Joined together last Saturday to officially launch the new Freeport Railroad Station and Grade elimination project.