Gibson is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Far Rockaway Branch in the Gibson section of Valley Stream, in Nassau County, New York. The station is at Gibson Boulevard and Munro Boulevard, south of Sunrise Highway, and is 18.6 miles (29.9 km) from Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Built in May 1928, it's the second newest station on the Far Rockaway Branch.
Gibson station and northbound platform
|Location||Gibson Boulevard & Munro Boulevard|
Valley Stream, New York
|Owned by||Long Island Rail Road|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Connections||Nassau Inter-County Express: n1|
|Electrified||750 V (DC) third rail|
The residential area surrounding the train station divides the Valley Stream and Hewlett-Woodmere School districts. Those residing North of Munro Boulevard and Dubois Avenue are a part of the Valley Stream public education system, while those residing south of Munro and Dubois are a part of the Hewlett-Woodmere public education system.
This station has two high-level side platforms, each 10 cars long.
|Platform A, doors will open on the right|
|Track 1||← Far Rockaway Branch toward Atlantic or Penn Station (Valley Stream)|
|Track 2||Far Rockaway Branch toward Far Rockaway (Hewlett) →|
|Platform B, doors will open on the right|
- Average weekday, 2006 LIRR Origin and Destination Study
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