Oceanside (LIRR station)

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For the train station in California, see Oceanside Transit Center.
Oceanside
Oceanside LIRR jeh.JPG
Platforms with the station house in the distance
Location Weidner Avenue & Lawson Boulevard
Oceanside, New York
Coordinates 40°38′06″N 73°39′17″W / 40.634986°N 73.654613°W / 40.634986; -73.654613Coordinates: 40°38′06″N 73°39′17″W / 40.634986°N 73.654613°W / 40.634986; -73.654613
Owned by MTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 7
History
Opened 1897
Rebuilt 1915, 1959, 2002
Electrified September 1910
750 V (DC) third rail
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 2,786[1]
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg LIRR   Following station
Long Beach Branch
toward Long Beach

Oceanside is a station serving the Long Beach Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It is located at Weidner Avenue and Lawson Boulevard in Oceanside, New York, which is 21.1 miles from Penn Station.

History[edit]

Oceanside station was originally opened in 1897, then rebuilt on May 1, 1915, and again in 1959, and 2002. While a station house exists, it also has sheltered platforms on both sides of the tracks. Like every station between Lynbrook and Long Beach, it is fully wheelchair-accessible for the handicapped. Most parking is available for Oceanside residents with residential permits. No buses connect to Oceanside station, however local taxi cab service is available.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two high-level side platforms, each eight cars long.

Ground/platform level
Exit/entrance and buses
Platform A, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Track 1 Long Beach Branch toward Jamaica, Atlantic or Penn Station (East Rockaway)
Track 2 Long Beach Branch toward Long Beach (Island Park)
Platform B, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access

References[edit]

  1. ^ Average weekday, 2006 LIRR Origin and Destination Study

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