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Special transit schedule in place for Martin Luther King Day

Buses like the Q58 are slated to run on a regular weekday schedule.
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MTA subways, buses and commuter trains will run on special schedules on Martin Luther King Day Monday, Jan. 16.

New York City and Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule with the following exceptions:

1. There will be no limited-stop service in Queens on the Q6, Q21, Q25 and Q65 buses. Local service will continue to run on these routes.

2. The Long Island Rail Road will run on a holiday schedule with extra trains. There will be 37 extra eastbound and westbound trains to and from Penn Station, added on various branches to accommodate holiday travelers. Off-peak fares will also be in effect all day.

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Reach contributing writer Philip Newman by e-mail at or phone at 718-260-4536.

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