Lindenhurst station

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Westbound Train arriving at Lindenhurst
Location Wellwood Avenue & Hoffman Avenue
Lindenhurst, New York
Coordinates 40°41′18″N 73°22′09″W / 40.688243°N 73.369242°W / 40.688243; -73.369242Coordinates: 40°41′18″N 73°22′09″W / 40.688243°N 73.369242°W / 40.688243; -73.369242
Owned by Long Island Rail Road
Line(s) Montauk Branch
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport Suffolk County Transit: S20
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Fare zone 9
Opened 1867 (SSRRLI)
Rebuilt 1902, 1968-1973
Electrified May 20, 1925
750 V (DC) third rail
Previous names Wellwood (1867–1870)
Breslau (1870–1891)
Passengers (2006) 3,583[1]
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg LIRR   Following station
Babylon Branch

Lindenhurst is a station on the Babylon Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It is officially located at Wellwood Avenue (Suffolk CR 3) and East Hoffman Avenue (Suffolk CR 12) in Lindenhurst, New York.


Lindenhurst station is typical of the elevated Babylon Branch stations that were rebuilt during the mid-to-late 20th Century. It was originally built by the South Side Railroad of Long Island on October 28, 1867 as "Wellwood" It was renamed "Breslau" in 1870, after developers Thomas Wellwood and Charles S. Schleier renamed the community after their native Breslau in Prussia, then was renamed "Lindenhurst" in 1891.[2] The station was burned down on January 23, 1901. The second station was built in 1902. This station was replaced with a temporary station with high-level platforms on October 25, 1968 when construction of the current elevated station was started. The current elevated station was opened on August 7, 1973, and was renovated in the early 2000s, along with much of the rest of the Babylon line. The 1902 station was moved to a private location and restored as a museum in 1971.[3][4]

Station layout[edit]

The station has one 10-car-long high-level island platform between the two tracks.

Platform level
Track 1 Babylon Branch toward Atlantic Terminal, Hunterspoint Avenue or Penn Station (Copiague)
Montauk Branch does not stop here
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Track 2 Babylon Branch toward Babylon (Terminus)
Montauk Branch does not stop here →
G Ground level Entrance/exit, parking, buses


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