Hempstead Branch


The Hempstead Branch is an electrified rail line and service owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York. The branch begins at the Main Line at Queens Interlocking, just east of Queens Village station. It parallels the Main Line past Bellerose to Floral Park, where it splits southward and continues east via the village of Garden City to Hempstead Crossing. There it turns south to the final two stations, Country Life Press and Hempstead. LIRR maps and schedules show Hempstead Branch service continuing west along the Main Line to Jamaica. (In other words, Queens Village and Hollis are actually on Main Line track, but the only trains stopping there are bound to/from the Hempstead Branch).

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Hempstead Branch - Stations
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Southern Hempstead Branch
... The Southern Hempstead Branch was a branch of the Long Island Rail Road from Valley Stream to Hempstead ... in 1870 and abandoned in May 1879, and is not the same route as the current West Hempstead Branch ... Hempstead residents were annoyed with the bad service provided by the LIRR on their Hempstead Branch, and planned the New York and Hempstead Plains Railroad, which was to cross the South ...
West Hempstead Branch - History
... The West Hempstead Branch was the indirect successor to the old South Side Railroad's Southern Hempstead Branch, which ran a similar route north from Valley Stream to Hempstead, before being torn up in the 1880s ... and merged with the LIRR in 1902, the West Hempstead Branch originally extended beyond its current terminus and through Hempstead ... It connected with the current day Hempstead Branch at Country Life Press ...
LIRR Main Line - Stations - Full List, Including All Former Stations
... Park 1905 present 14.5 Bellerose 1898 present (Hempstead Branch only) 15.3 Floral Park originally Plainfield, then Stewart Junction, then Hinsdale, then East Hinsdale 1870s present New Hyde Park earlier Hyde ... originally Clowesville, then Garden City 1837 present Mineola originally Hempstead, then Branch or Hempstead Branch March 1, 1837 present Carle Place earlier Carll Place May 1842 present ...
Floral Park (LIRR Station) - Platforms and Tracks
... stop here) use the two northernmost tracks, while Hempstead Branch trains use the two southernmost tracks ... side of the platform), and westbound trains on Track 1 of the Hempstead Branch (on the south side) ... Platform C (southernmost) is a 10-car long side platform next to Track 2 of the Hempstead Branch and generally used by Hempstead Branch trains eastbound from New ...

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