The 41 stations will have their waiting room hours extended until 10 PM in the evening on weekdays. LIRR station waiting rooms typically open between 5 AM and 6 AM on weekdays. Prior to the pilot, most station waiting rooms closed by mid-afternoon.
Maine DOT unveils new Amtrak station platforms
The $38.3 million project was completed in preparation for the expansion of Amtrak’s Downeaster line, which will begin serving Brunswick and Freeport, Maine this fall.