is a station on the Long Island Rail Road
's Montauk Branch
located in the St. Albans
neighborhood in the New York City borough
. It is located at Linden Boulevard
and Montauk Place (named for the railroad right-of-way
). The station has an island platform bounded by a track in each direction. The station has had a recent renovation, including new lighting and new waiting benches. The platform can hold only the front most six cars on a train. There is a secondary exit at the south end leading to the midblock of Montauk Place.
While the station is listed on timetables and maps as being served by West Hempstead Branch
trains, the majority of service from the station is provided by Babylon Branch
trains. West Hempstead Branch trains only serve the station on weekday mornings (which are westbound trains), while Babylon Branch trains serve it daily from around 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM on a bihourly basis during off peak periods. The station sees no late night service.
The station is located within Zone 3 and is within the boundaries of the CityTicket program.
Saint Albans Station was built on July 1
, then razed in 1935 as part of a grade elimination project. The current elevated structure was opened either on October 22
, or October 23