Rebuilt: 1872, 1883, 2001, 2007
Branch(es): Huntington/Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay.
City Terminal Zone(s): Atlantic Terminal, Long Island City, & Penn Station.
Connection(s): NICE Bus (N22, N22X, N23, N24, N40/41)
State: New York
Another one of my favorite stations, it opened in 1837, and was rebuilt a bunch of times. I don't feel bothered to write more about the history about this station, since I would be in my room all day typing and developing severe medical complications. So I have provided links below so you can learn more.
This station is near NYU Winthrop Hospital, which is convenient for when you get stabbed on Platform A and thus require immediate medical attention, which is nice. This station also has a bus hub serviced by the Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) bus. Like Huntington and a bunch other stations, it has a Convenience Store near the station, perfect for 12AM munchies. But, just in case you don't want to rely on sustinence alone, you can also go to a bunch of restaurants in the area. I'd personally avoid the Waiting Room because there's some homeless people/straphangers lurking around and they all smell like Olive Oil and Cigarrettes, but if you need heat, try your best to ignore the homeless problem, because there is another Waiting Area with zero heat, on Platform B. Or, just brave the cold, I guess.
NOTE! As of 06/30/2020, The Third Track Project has reached Mineola. As a result of the construction, the shelter ("the waiting room with no heat" as previously mentioned) has been demolished. Also, certain parts of the platforms have closed. Stay tuned as I cover the Third Track Project at Mineola to the best of my ability.
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