Floral Park to Hempstead

From the passenger station at Queens (MP 13,3) and crossovers just to its east, the third-rail electrified line continues along the south side of the main line, past the wye on the south side where the line to Belmont Park racetrack (occasional use only) departs, the passenger station at Bellerose (MP 14.3), and the passenger station at Floral Park (MP 14.9), where an erstwhile line from Great Neck Junction once trailed in on the north side and the Hempstead Branch turns away on the south side, heading southeast and then just north of due east, past the passenger station at Stewart Manor (MP 16.3) and the passenger station at Nassau Boulevard (MP 17.3), east past the passenger station at Garden City (MP 18.4) to the junction at Garden (MP 18.7), where a line to Mitchell Field continues east and the Hempstead Branch turns south, past a location (once the south apex of a wye) where an erstwhile line from Nassau once trailed in from the north and an erstwhile east leg of the wye once trailed in on the east side, the passenger station at Country Life Press (MP 19.0), where an erstwhile line to West Hempstead once headed away southwest, and the passenger station at Hempstead (MP 19.8), end of the line.