West of St. Albans , trips go on to terminate at Jamaica , Atlantic Terminal , or Penn Station . Some shuttle trains only operate as far west as Valley Stream .
Stations beyond West Hempstead were on a former connection to the Oyster Bay Branch that was abandoned in 1966.
|Zone||Location||Station||Miles (km) from NYP||Date opened||Date closed||Connections and notes|
|3||St. Albans, Queens||St. Albans
|11.8 (19.0)||1898||New York City Bus : Q4|
|Springfield Gardens, Queens||Springfield Gardens||c. 1870||1979||Originally named Springfield|
|4||Valley Stream||Valley Stream
|16.1 (25.9)||1869||Long Island Rail Road : Babylon, Far Rockaway , Long Beach branches Nassau Inter-County Express : n1 , Elmont Flexi|
|Malverne||17.6 (28.3)||c. 1909||Nassau Inter-County Express: n31 , n32|
|Lakeview||Lakeview||18.8 (30.3)||1924||Nassau Inter-County Express: n15|
|West Hempstead||Hempstead Gardens||19.5 (31.4)||1893||Nassau Inter-County Express: n15|
|West Hempstead||20.1 (32.3)||1928||Nassau Inter-County Express: n15 , n31 , n32|
|Garden City||Country Life Press||20.8 (33.5)||1911||1939||Served by Hempstead Branch trains|
|Stewart Avenue||1923||1926||Built to replaced Hempstead Crossing, but abandoned upon electrification|
|Hempstead Crossing||1894||1923||Also named Garden City|
|Mineola||Mineola Intermodal Center||1837||1928||Served by Main Line trains|