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Woodside is a station on the Long Island Rail Road’s Main Line in the Woodside neighborhood of Queens. It is the first station passed by eastward trains from Penn Station, and it is the only Queens station that serves both the Port Washington Branch and the other LIRR branches that begin east of Jamaica station (with the exception of the Montauk Branch). East of Woodside the two-track Port Washington Branch turns east from the Main Line, while the four-track Main Line continues south-easterly to Jamaica station.
Woodside is a middle class and commercial neighborhood in the western portion of the New York City borough of Queens. It is bordered on the south by Maspeth, on the north by Astoria, on the west by Sunnyside and on the east by Elmhurst and Jackson Heights. Some areas are widely residential and very quiet, while others (especially closer to Roosevelt Avenue) are more urban. The neighborhood is located in Queens Community Board 1 and Queens Community Board 2.